Wednesday, May 8, 2013

TRANSMAG 2013: FUNNY FOOD FACTS


·        Apple is made of 25% air; that is why they float.
·        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.

Prepared by:
Saleem D. Butti

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