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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


 

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Source: CinnabonCoca-Cola

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Source: Lean It UP

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Source: Starbucks

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Sources: NY TimesJournal of Pain

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1 in every 8 Americans has been employed by McDonald’s

Source: McDonald’s/Fast Food Nation

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This is what’s in your subway chicken and bread

Source: Lean It UP, Subway

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Drying fruit causes massive nutrient loss, depleting 30-80% of its vitamin and antioxidant content.

Source: NutritionDataUSDA

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Source: Statistic Brain

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Adding citrus juice to green tea stabilizes its catechin content, boosting the level of antioxidants that survive the digestive system up to

Source: PurdueTufts



 

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Bryan DiSanto

Owner & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
Bryan DiSanto is the Owner & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, ACE-CPT & CSN, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness/nutrition nutjob.

When he’s not working on his (or somebody else’s) abs, whipping up Eggocados, or running a Tough Mudder, he’s probably off yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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  • urooj

    great…its shocking

  • urooj

    i want to share some thing with u all who read this that everyday i take one point about my biology chapter and then tell to my teacher and share with my class fellows b/c it quote that “The education will be increased and rise when you share your knowledge with some one”

  • urooj

    salam my beloved miss of biology,you are so sweet and from you we are able to search extra knowledge from internet its true that there is d/f between advantages and disadvantages of internet when we use correct of internet so everything will be allright and when we use wrong everything goes worst

  • Peter

    this was very informative :)

  • John

    Yes this was :)

  • venus

    I have to admit that this was shocking and interesting (especially the strawberries, blueberries and blackberries are not berries part) but at some of the facts I didn’t understand not one single word they are saying, but still, I realllly got interested in your facts. and thx for sharing them :)

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    Yes I like it
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