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Random Food and Drink Facts

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    Contrary to popular belief, plastic cutting boards are more likely to harbor bacteria than wood ones. New plastic boards are easier to clean, but ones with cuts are nearly impossible to completely disinfect, whereas wood ones absorb and kill bacteria, regardless of age or use.
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    White wine gets darker as it ages while red wine gets lighter.
  • 3
    There are no hog lips or snouts in SPAM.
  • 4
    Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia.
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    15 million gallons of wine were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
  • 6
    Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.
  • 7
    One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds throughout the world.
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    The bananas we buy in stores and supermarkets are genetically identical clones, all descended from one banana. These bananas are seedless and sterile; natural bananas are short, fat, and have huge seeds.
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    Glucose (sugar) has an opposite “handed” isomer L-glucose that tastes identical and isn't metabolized as sugar, so it's safe for diabetics. Unfortunately, L-glucose costs 50% more than gold.
  • 10
    Chocolate is associated with the release of serotonin, the hormone that makes you feel relaxed, calm, and happy.
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  • 11
    In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk on cereal for breakfast.
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    Strawberries have more vitamin c than oranges.
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  • 13
    The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
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    The Japanese liquor, Mam, uses venomous snakes as one of its main ingredients.
  • 15
    You can overdose on caffeine.

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