Fun facts about foods
In the 1800s, ketchup was used as a medicine to treat diarrhea.
Did you know that 25 percent of an apple’s volume is made up of air? That’s why they float so well in water.
“Canola” is short for “Canadian Oil.” It was originally called rapeseed oil but the name was changed for marketing reasons.
Coconut water can be used in WW2 emergency as blood plasma. It has the same electrolytic balance as our blood.
You can hallucinate if you take large doses of nutmeg. The “buzz” can last 1-2 days (with many negative side effects).
Oreos are actually vegan.
Mayo can be used to suffocate adult live head lice as well as nymphs.
The original pound cake, buttery and moist, recipe was made with one pound each of butter, flour, sugar and eggs (that’s about eight eggs), plus flavoring—hence the name.
Brewing tea dates back to around 2737 BC. The tea bag was made by accident. Tea samples were sent to customers in small bags which people would mistakenly brew.
The man who invented the Pringles can was cremated and buried in Pringles can at his request.. Now that’s dedication.