Food Facts Index
Figs provide more fiber than any other common fruit or vegetable.
Unlike most fruits, pears ripen better off the tree.
If you are only going to use half of a pepper, cut it in half and the leave the portion with the top on that you are not using. The stem will keep the leftover pepper fresh 3-4 times longer.
A typical banana travels 4,000 miles before being eaten.
Honey is the only food edible to humans that will never go bad.
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
Apples may be more proficient at waking you up in the morning than coffee.
In Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino’s Pizza is squid.
About 40 percent of the world’s cranberries are grown in just one state–Massachusetts.
An estimated 13 percent of the food taken home in doggie bags from restaurants is actually fed to dogs.
Newport, Rhode Island’s White Horse Tavern, built in 1673, is the oldest tavern building in continuous use in the United States.
Bacon is addictive. It contains unami which produces an addictive neurochemical response.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
Nachos is the food most craved by pregnant women.
To easily cut off fat from chicken or steak, slice them while they’re partially frozen.