Fun Friday Food Facts Vol.13

Fun Friday Food Facts Vol.13
16/10/2015 - 11:52
Here are some QI worthy food facts to help you get over Stephen Fry's departure from the popular TV show. Wipe away those tears and enjoy some comforting Friday Food Facts.

NASA has built a 3D printer that makes pizzas, which they are hoping to take on long missions to Mars. Using a digital recipe, the printers will combine powders to produce food that has the structure and texture of real food, including the smell!

Fortune cookies are not a traditional Chinese custom. They were invented in early 1900 in San Francisco

In Latin, onion translates to large pearl. Ancient Egyptians worshipped onions, buried them with their pharaohs and presented baskets full as funeral offerings.

Chickens with white earlobes will lay white eggs, while chickens with red earlobes lay brown eggs, so remember don’t put all your eggs in one basket!

Some varieties of cheese like Mozzarella and Cheddar help prevent tooth decay. Another benefit associated with cheese is that it helps protect tooth enamel and has an antibacterial effect

When first sold, sliced bread was advertised as ‘the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped’. This led to the popular phrase ‘the best thing since sliced bread’.

Cherries ease inflammation and gout; and they may even help prevent arthritis. Cherries can lower levels of inflammation in the body drastically enough to dramatically alleviate arthritis symptoms and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and Diabetes.

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