Sunday, May 22, 2011

Funny Food

Fun food facts:
  • apple is made of 25% air, that is why they float.
  • apples, onions, and potatoes all have the same taste? Try the test: Pinch your nose and take a bite out of each.
  • avocado has the highest protein and oil content of all fruits, but most of this is the healthier unsaturated type.
  • cabbage is 91% water.
  • carrots were originally purple in colour, changing in the 17th Century to orange with newer varieties.
  • celery requires more calories to eat and digest than it contains.
  • cherries are a member of the rose family.
  • corn always has an even number of ears.
  • corn makes up about 8% of the weight in a box of corn flakes.
  • eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.
  • honey is the only edible food for humans that will never go bad.
  • lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
  • orange does not rhyme with any other word.
  • peanuts are legumes and not a tree nut.
  • peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
  • pear is a fruit that ripens from the inside out.
  • strawberries are the only fruit which has its seeds on its outer skin.