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

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Food Fact 21: Pump, Pump, Pump It Up.

Chia seeds are highly hydrophilic – they’re capable of absorbing 9-10x their weight in water.



Food Fact 22: Antibiotic Overload.

In 2011, 29.9 million LBs of antibiotics were sold in the US for meat & poultry production – that’s nearly 4x the 7.7 million LBs sold to treat sick humans

Sources: NCIFAPPew Health


Fod Fact 23: Energy Kings.

In 2012, Red Bull & Monster combined for 80% of total energy drink sales, accounting for $2.9B in sales/42% share and $2.6B in sales/37% share, respectively

Source: EnergyFiend


Fod Fact 24: Avocado Avalanche.

In an average day, Chipotle uses 97,000 pounds of avocados; they use 70 avocados to make a single batch of guacamole.

Source: Chipotle


Food Fact 25: Do You Even Celiac?


Source: CeliacCentral

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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.

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