21 Mind-Blowing Food Facts That Will Make You Question Your Existence

21 Mind-Blowing Food Facts That Will Make You Question Your Existence

Now that you've opened this, you're probably sitting in a lecture distracted as hell – welcome.

There's nothing better than a few facts, especially when it comes to food. Whether you're a foodie or a pub-quiz enthusiast we guarantee memorising a few of these bad boys will make you the coolest fact-cruncher around campus.

So buckle up and prepare to have you mind blown with all these fantastic, mind-boggling facts.


1. Pringles once had a lawsuit trying to prove that they weren’t really potato chips

2. Dairy may cause acne


3. Kiwi fruit can improve your eyesight as it's a surprisingly good source of lutein, an antioxidant that protects your vision

4. Lemons can aid digestion

5. Pears can help treat arthritis

6. There are so many varieties of apple that it would take you 27 years to eat every one if you ate an apple a day


7. According to a study by Harvard University eating chocolate can help you live longer – wahoo

8. Salmon is full of Omega-3 which helps inflammation and help recovery after exercise

9. Almonds are a member of the peach family


10. Broccoli can help fight diabetes

11. Artificial sweeteners can make you fat as fructose messes up your metabolism and can make you gain weight

12. Avocados can make you happy as they increase your serotonin levels

13. Green tea is an unreal antioxidant and will prevent you from getting a cold


14. Honey won't rot and can stay edible for 3000 years!

15. Fruit juice can rot your teeth, no more OJ for you

16. A red pepper has more vitamin C than an orange

17. Cheese is the most stolen food in the world


18. Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds

19. The only food that provides all the nutrients humans need is breast milk

20. India has the world's lowest meat consumption per capita

21. Finally...Ireland is the largest banana importer in Europe


Also Read: Quick, Easy Foods That Will Fill Any Student Belly All Day

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Ciara Finnegan

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