Fun Food Facts for the kids.

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The Fact: Microwave cooking was discovered accidentally, when a chocolate bar melted in someone’s pocket

The Fact: Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries

The Fact: Fast food restaurants use yellow, red, and orange because those are the colors that stimulate hunger.

The Fact: The first fruit eaten on the moon was a peach.

The Fact: There are over 1,000 different kinds of apples.

The Fact: Eating alot of onions will make you sleepy

The Fact: There are over 400 varieties of natural cheeses!

The Fact: Did you know that in Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino’s Pizza is Squid?

The Fact: Popcorn has existed for about 6000 years.

The Fact: Peanuts are used to manufacture dynamite.

The Fact: Pumpkins are not a vegetable but rather a fruit.

The Fact: It takes 12 honeybees to produce one tablespoon of honey.

The Fact: Honey is the only edible food for humans that won’t go bad.

The Fact: The potato was the first vegetable to be successfully grown in space.

The Fact: The popsicle was invented by an 11 year old boy who first called them epsicles
(his name was Frank Epperson)- 18 years later he patented the invention and it became popsicles.

The Fact: Corn Dextrin- a common thickener used for junk food is also used as the glue on envelopes and postage stamps.

The Fact: Cherries are a member of the rose family.

The Fact: The first carrots grown were purple- in the 17th century orange ones began to be the ones grown.

The Fact: Celery requires more calories to eat and digest than it contains.

The Fact: Orange doesn’t rhyme with any other word.

The Fact: Pear is a fruit that ripens from the inside out.

The Fact: Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.