: Exquisite cook: Food facts

Food facts

I think really a few of us think before eating that from where this food came ,the nutritious facts,the ingredients used and last but not the least the impact of this food on our body.These facts might help you in making your eating choices.


1 apple adds 5 minutes to a person's life.

Bananas are about 99.5% fat free.

Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!

An avocado has more than twice as much potassium as a banana.

Bananas are high in sugar, so they should not be eaten if you have blood sugar problems.


Carrots have zero fat content.

1 ounce of broccoli has as much calcium as one ounce of milk!

Celery is the best vegetable source of naturally occurring sodium

Chicory is beneficial for digestion, the circulatory system and the blood

Mustard greens is an excellent anticancer vegetable

To obtain the maximum nutritional benefits, onions should be eaten raw or lightly steamed

Onions are an excellent antioxidant, and they contain anti-allergy, antiviral and antihistamine properties

When buying peanut butter, only buy organic varieties because non-organic peanut butters are high in pesticides and fungus and contain aflatoxin, a potent carcinogenic mold.

Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which is good for the prostate and building the immune system.

Radishes have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties

Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C

The flavor of zucchini is best when it is less than six inches long

Fast food

You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Super Sized Coke, fry and Big Mac .

The Strawberry flavor Contains 50 Different Chemicals

An average person’s yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs

A Big Mac burger has 540 calories.And to burn off a Big Mac u require 60 minutes of jogging.

McDonald's salads contain up to 60% more fat than their burgers!

Around the world

In ancient China and certain parts of India, the meat from a mouse was considered a great delicacy.

In South Africa, termites and ants are often roasted and eaten by the handful, like popcorn.

Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs

In ancient China, people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.

During Prohibition years when alcohol sales were banned by the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920-1933) wine growers would put large labels on their grape juice that stated “Warning: Will Ferment and turn into wine.” and then proceeded to give detailed instructions of what NOT to do so the grape juice would not accidentally turn into wine!


Cheese Products Contain Less than 51 percent Cheese

Some yogurts contain beef or pork gelatin

Milk comprise of 85 to 90 percent water,the rest of its volume comes from vitamims,proteins and fat.

Eggs age more in one day at room temperature than in one week in the refrigerator

Within 2 hours of standing in daylight, milk loses between half and two-thirds of its vitamin B content