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47 Shocking Food & Nutrition Facts That’ll Blow Rainbow Confetti Out Of Your Noggin

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Tonic water glows azure blue under a black light; bananas are berries, while strawberries and raspberries aren’t; and Chipotle uses 70 avocados to whip up a single batch of guacamole. Fact, fact, fact.

We’ve compiled our inaugural list of obscure, perplexing, research-backed food facts, stuffed from start-to-finish with 47 shocking tidbits that’ll send rainbow confetti spewing out of your noggin. Whip out a few at your next cocktail party and you might even impress a few friends — it’s amazing how much about food and nutrition you didn’t know.

Debate in the comments — which fact(s) did you find to be the most mind-blowing?

 

47 Shocking Food, Health, & Nutrition Facts That’ll Blow Rainbow Confetti Out Of Your Noggin


 

Food Fact 1: Let It Glow.


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Food Fact 2: SUGAR BOMB.


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Source: CinnabonCoca-Cola

 

Food Fact 3: Alcoholic Amplifier.


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Source: Lean It UP

 

Food Fact 4: Cochineal Infestation.


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Source: Starbucks

 

Food Fact 5: Ginger Saver.


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Sources: NY TimesJournal of Pain

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Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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Bryan DiSanto