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~!~! Fun Food Facts !~!~

Angelic_J IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 19 June 2005
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Posted: 30 September 2009 at 6:42pm | IP Logged

Friends today we present you some fun food facts that you may have NEVER know if it wasn't for me [or rather the internet but hey I am more importantEmbarrassedLOL] Anyways enough blabbering from me and let's get to the fun stuff =D
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
The onion is named after a Latin word meaning large pearl
Half of the world's population live on a staple diet of rice
The remains of fast-food shops have been found in ancient ruins! Even ancient Greeks enjoyed take-out. The only thing that is new is the mass production, standard menus and recipes of fast-food "chains." Wow!
Potato crisps were invented by a North American Indian called George Crum
During a lifetime the average person eats about 35 tonnes of food
Ice Cream Is Chinese Food! - When the famous explorer Marco Polo returned to his homeland of Italy, from China in 1295, he brought back a recipe (among other things). The recipe, was a Chinese recipe for a desert called "Milk Ice." However, Europeans substituted cream for the milk, and voila..."Ice Cream." Ice cream has been a hit ever since!
The founder of McDonald's has a Bachelor degree in Hamburgerology
In France, people eat approximately 500,000,000 snails per year
There are about 100,000 bacteria in one litre of drinking water
Over 1,000 litres of beer are drunk in the House of Commons each week
You're More Likely To Be Hungry If You're Cold!
A portion of the water you drink has already been drunk by someone else, maybe several times over
It Takes 3500 Calories To Make A Pound Of Fat!
Peanuts are used in the manufacture of dynamite
So guys don't forget to share with us how did you like our little food facts? Were any of them new to you? Did you already know any of them?
All the fun facts have been taken from HERE
Special Thank You to Mahi aka Mystery for the layout of this post :)
Thank You,
General Discussions Dev. Team

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gk_09 IF-Veteran Member

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Posted: 30 September 2009 at 6:46pm | IP Logged
Interesting Facts JK!
I thought Lemon was sour.. though it has more sugar than strawberries Shocked

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honeydaisy IF-Dazzler

Joined: 29 July 2009
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Posted: 30 September 2009 at 10:39pm | IP Logged

thanks for information. never thought lemon has more sugar than strawberriesSmile

Mariha_LoveIF Senior Member

Joined: 05 October 2007
Posts: 736

Posted: 01 October 2009 at 8:59am | IP Logged
Thnx..yr..Really enjoyed reading it...
bloomstellamusa Senior Member

Joined: 03 April 2009
Posts: 616

Posted: 01 October 2009 at 9:19am | IP Logged
great facts
patsy IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 25 October 2006
Posts: 13411

Posted: 01 October 2009 at 10:27am | IP Logged
Great facts though I knew some of them. the one about the lemon being sweeter than strawberries was new to me.
BilliCat. Viewbie

Joined: 12 January 2009
Posts: 18725

Posted: 01 October 2009 at 11:06am | IP Logged
nice post jot diHug

lemon one just shocked me!!

i hv a dukhbari food fact to say-non veg is bery tasty ..nd nw i cant eat itWackoROFL

diyakapoor Groupbie

Joined: 16 October 2009
Posts: 95

Posted: 31 October 2009 at 2:14am | IP Logged
is really lemon contain more sugar. i am shocked. i use lemon a lot

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