We think we know the food we eat, but that’s not always the case. There are many curious secrets that you may not have known. Coconut water can be used as a substitute for blood plasma in case of extreme need. Airplane food is not particularly tasty, as our sense of smell and taste is reduced by 30% due to the high cabin pressure at high altitude.
There are so many varieties of apples that if you ate one a day, it would take you over 20 years to try them all. Cheese is the most stolen food product in the world, 4% disappear every year. To make 100 grams of chocolate, you need about 1700 liters of water.
Honey does not spoil. The oldest honey was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter – in the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. It has been tested by biologists and it has been shown that yet is suitable for consumption. A McDonald’s hamburger can contain meat from over 100 different cows. With the jars of Nutella sold in a year, you can cover the Great Wall of China eight times. Humans are genetically programmed to like jam.
If placed directly on the skin for an extended period, garlic can cause third-degree burns due to the chemicals contained in it. If all people became vegetarians by 2050, it would prevent nearly 7 million human deaths per year.