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Funny Food Facts


  • apple is made of 25% air, that is why they float.
  • apples, onions, and potatoes all have the same taste? Try the test: Pinch your nose and take a bite out of each. 
  • avocado has the highest protein and oil content of all fruits, but most of this is the healthier unsaturated type. 
  • cabbage is 91%  water. 
  • carrots were originally purple in colour, changing in the 17th Century to orange with newer varieties.
  • celery requires more calories to eat and digest than it contains. 
  • cherries are a member of the rose family.
  • corn always has an even number of ears. 
  • corn makes up about 8% of the weight in a box of corn flakes.
  • eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.
  • honey is the only edible food for humans that will never go bad. 
  • lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
  • orange does not rhyme with any other word.
  • peanuts are legumes and not a tree nut. 
  • peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite. 
  • pear is a fruit that ripens from the inside out. 
  • strawberries are the only fruit which has its seeds on its outer skin.

ACROSTIC POEM - sent in by Felik Lane

My favourite thing to eat!

And it’s healthy for me too!

Never happy with just one,

Got to eat, because they’re:


Well done Felik !!!

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