15 Food Facts You Probably Never Knew

By: Wendy Wu R.D., M.S.

1) Honey stored in sealed containers at 50-70 degree Fahrenheit can keep for years, even centuries.

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2) Use coffee ground to deodorize your fridge.

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3) Squabs are young domestic pigeons.

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4) Placing garlic and onions in the fridge will accelerate sprouting. Leave them on your kitchen counter top.

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5) Foie Gras is a food product made from a technique called gavage that deliberately fattens the birds by force feeding.

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6) Reduce onion tears by chilling the onion in the freezer for 10-15 minutes or wear contact lenses.

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7) Black chickens (silkie) are more nutritious than their white cousins.

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8) Tomatoes, Eggplants, and Cucumbers are all biologically fruits because they have seeds. Tomatoes are classified as vegetables for tax reasons.

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9) Wagyu (Japanese) beef are tender, juicy and has more marbling.

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10) The most nutritious parts of fruits are usually around the skin. Unfortunately, most people peel them off due to pesticides.

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11) A secret shared by a watermelon farmer. To get the sweetest watermelon, find one that has the smallest hole on the opposite end of the stem.

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12) Use molasses to trap moths.

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13) Peanut Butter to remove sticky price tags.

14) A boiled egg can help speed up the healing of bruises.

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15) A inexpensive way to clean makeup brushes is with dish washing liquid and olive oil.

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5 thoughts on “15 Food Facts You Probably Never Knew

  1. Thanks for all the helpful tips! I am currently in a combined dietetic internship and master’s program and WVU. I am new to the blogging scene, so let me know if you have any tips!

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