Here is what food colouring can do to kids

Food processing has a huge impact on our health. Over the course of time, we have seen many studies which showcased the good side and the bad side of enhancing food with chemicals. Just like all the other factors regarding food processing, food colouring also has an impact that needs to be noted. The impact,…

An interesting connection between bananas and mosquitos

It is known to us that the food we eat has an impact on our body. But did you know it might have an impact on our surroundings as well? In fact, the things we eat can end up attracting mosquitoes to us. According to a research, it was shown that mosquitoes are attracted more…

Why you should not drink cold tea

It is always recommended to have your tea fresh and hot. In fact, there is a saying in Japanese that goes ’Yesterday’s tea bites worse than a snake.’ Meanwhile, in Japan, people consider cold tea as same as poison. While these might sound a bit over the top, there is actually a scientific reason as…

Two random facts you should know about eggs

Eggs are hands down one of the most used food items out there. Despite the heavy usage, most of us don’t know certain facts about them. Firstly, there is a way in which we can check if the egg is good or not. All you would need is a glass of water. If you put…

Sausages are actually older than bible

You might have a long list of weird food facts in your head but did you know that sausages are actually older than the bible? This is according to ancient texts. The first written mention of sausages dates back to almost 4000-years. The ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia had written about sausages in their texts during…

A single avocado tree is responsible for 95 % of avocado in the US

People are always split when it comes to avocado. There are foodies who love it and then there are foodies who completely hate it. Either way, avocado is something that we cannot stop discussing due to various reasons. And in case you did not know, around 95 per cent of the avocado in the United…

The story behind Gatorade

Gatorade is the drink that we usually rely on when we need a sudden burst of energy. The sports drink is currently distributed in around 80 countries and its manufacturing is done by PepsiCo. While the magnitude of Gatorade’s reach is evident from these two facts, it had a very humble beginning. In fact, it…

Do you know about the horse flesh flavored Ice-Cream in Japan?

Japan is known for hosting some extremely weird and experimental food items. One such item that came up in the country is Horse flesh flavoured Ice-Cream. The ice-cream was sold in a food amusement park in Tokyo called Namja Town and it even had an ice-cream museum called “Ice cream City”. Apart from the “raw…

Some facts that you need to know about potato chips

The foodies are often split when it comes to potato chips. While many love it, others raise health concern about it. And apparently, the latter category has some worthy points to put forward. First of all, the potato chips are mostly made from reconstituted potatoes rather than fresh ones. These reconstituted potatoes are outwardly similar…

Here’s how much Nutella you can have in a day

Nutella is an emotion for many. The chocolate spread, however, has certain ingredients which make it an unhealthy food item if consumed beyond certain limits. Basically, the Nutella is made up of Powdered milk, cocoa, nuts, sugar, some small ingredients and a good portion of oil. And as you would’ve already guessed, it’s oil that…

Here is one thing you should know about ketchup

We consider a lot of things when we decide to buy something. This same process applies to food items as well. The ingredients that are used, the date of manufacture and a handful of other factors are checked when choosing them from the shelves. But how do you choose the best ketchup? The quality of…

Do you know which family apples belong to?

An apple a day keeps a doctor away. But how well do we know this fruit? Whenever the topic about apple comes, we easily categorize it as a fruit and nothing else. The twist in the tale is that apple belongs to the Rose family. The family is scientifically known as Rosaceae group. And not…