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Fun Facts about Food

General Knowledge | 7-14 yrs | Animation, Video

10 Food facts you should know!

  1. The oldest soup had the meat of hippopotamus and sparrow as ingredients. It was made in 6000 BC.
  2. An average ear of corn has an even number of rows, usually 16.
  3. Coconut water can be used as blood plasma.
  4. Apples, pears and plums are a part of the rose family.
  5. The Maya Indians and the Aztecs used cocoa beans as currency.
  6. Tomato ketchup was once used to treat diarrhoea.
  7. Why do apples float? 25% of their volume is air.
  8. Which vegetable contains 91% water? Cabbage.
  9. There are no words that rhyme with orange.
  10. The temperature inside a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than room temperature. This was the origin of the phrase “cool as a cucumber.”

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  1. Oh these are some really interesting facts mate. Loved the first one. I would have never imagined hippopotamus as the first one assuming that its skin is very hard and very difficult to cook..