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INSANE BUT TRUE FACTS ABOUT GROCERIES

We love, love, love the fact about something we can relate to. Here we have piled up some strangest & weirdest food facts of the planet you’ll be pretty surprised by what you’re eating…

You might think these facts are false but believe us these are true facts!!

  • Ripe cranberries will bounce like rubber balls.

Cranberries have moderate levels of vitamin C, dietary fiber and the essential dietary mineral, manganese (each nutrient having more than 10% of the Daily Value per 100 g serving, as well as other essential micronutrients in minor amounts.

Cranberry juice is usually sweetened or blended with other fruit juices to reduce its natural tartness.

  • Consuming dairy products may cause

Dairy products or milk products are a type of food produced from or containing the milk of mammals, primarily cattle, water buffaloes, goats, sheep, camels, and humans. Dairy products include food items such as yogurt, cheese, and butter.

Excessive consumption of dairy products can contribute significant amounts of cholesterol and saturated fat to the diet which can increase the risk of heart disease, and cause other serious health problems.

  • Coconut water can be used as blood plasma.

Coconuts are known for their versatility ranging from food to cosmetics. The oil and milk derived from it are commonly used in cooking and frying, as well as in soaps and cosmetics.

Coconut water is the clear liquid inside coconuts (which are fruits of the coconut palm).

  • Chocolate was once used as currency. As early as 250 A.D., ancient civilizations of Mexico and South America, specifically The Mayans and the Aztecs, used the cocoa bean as a system of money.

A 100 gram serving of milk chocolate supplies 540 calories. It is 59% carbohydrates (52% as sugar and 3% as dietary fiber), 30% fat and 8% protein (table). Approximately 65% of the fat in milk chocolate is saturated, composed mainly of palmitic acid and stearic acid, while the predominant unsaturated fat is oleic acid

  • Milt, which is a delicacy around the world, is fish sperm.

Milt or soft roe also refers to the male genitalia of fish when they contain sperm, used as food. Many cultures eat milt, often fried, though not usually as a dish by itself.

  • Peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re legumes.

Peanuts are similar in taste and nutritional profile to tree nuts such as walnuts and almonds.

  • Ketchup

It was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhea, among other things.

Tomato ketchup is often used as a condiment to various dishes that are usually served hot: French fries, hamburgers, hot sandwiches & hot dogs. Also used as an ingredient and dressing for snacks like potato chips.

  • Honey is made from nectar and bee vomit.

In a 100-gram serving, honey provides 304 kilocalories with no essential nutrients in significant content. Composed of 17% water and 82% carbohydrates, honey has low content of fat, dietary fiber, and protein.

Calcium sources
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Surprising Calcium Sources for Shoppers Avoiding Dairy

Calcium is a very necessary mineral, but when most of us hear calcium we automatically think milk – well think again because there are a plethora of calcium rich foods that are actually dairy free! Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body; it helps to maintain strong, healthy bones and teeth, supports our blood vessels, muscle function, nerve conduction and more.

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