Category: quick food facts

Did you know…Pasta is available in 600 different shapes? (& other cool facts about pasta)

Before we get to the video, I wanted to share a couple websites that support the “600 pasta shape” fact: Pasta for All – The International Pasta Organization  Food Network Canada The Daily Meal Who doesn’t like a good bowl of pasta? Well, here… Continue Reading “Did you know…Pasta is available in 600 different shapes? (& other cool facts about pasta)”

Did you know…Factory raised chickens are fed arsenic to make their flesh pink?

Now do you understand why I recommend locally grown, pasture raised organic chicken? Here is a video from Buzz Feed with this fact and 7 others, designed to “creep you out.” Featured image source

Did you know…1.3 billion tons of food is wasted every year?

According to the video below, this equates to $1 trillion of wasted or lost food. See the video for more facts on food waste…

Did you know…Watermelons in Japan are square? (And other fun food facts)

  So, why in the world are watermelons in Japan square? According to whataboutwatermelon.com, there are two reasons for this… They are easier to stack and ship It’s specifically designed to fit into the small Japanese refrigerators. Here is a “Did you know” video… Continue Reading “Did you know…Watermelons in Japan are square? (And other fun food facts)”

Did you know…Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries?

Fascinating isn’t it? Here is a look at the two… 100 grams of each: Here’s a short video that explains why…

How to eat healthy – Food Additives: Anti-Foaming Agents (Aka…silly putty?)

Yes, you read that right, silly putty.   I used to love to play with silly putty as a kid. Those of you from my generation (I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s) will remember buying and playing with silly putty. One of my… Continue Reading “How to eat healthy – Food Additives: Anti-Foaming Agents (Aka…silly putty?)”

Did you know…Foods to eat during the day…but avoid at night.

Do you have acid reflux issues or trouble sleeping? It just might be something you’re eating…at night. Here’s a video which highlights some healthy foods, which should be included during the day, but avoided at night… Have a great day everyone! God bless and… Continue Reading “Did you know…Foods to eat during the day…but avoid at night.”

Did you know…All about Chia Seeds

We’ve all heard of chia seeds, made famous by the Chia Pet commercials. However, this tiny little seed is a powerhouse of nutrients, considered a superfood by many people. (Including your’s truly!) So, where did they originate? Why are they so nutritious? FIND OUT… Continue Reading “Did you know…All about Chia Seeds”

Did you know…Little known food facts

How many burpees does it take to burn off one large fry? Which fruit helps fight depression? Find out this and more in the 1:00 video below! Enjoy! God bless and Namaste my friend. 🙏

How to eat healthy: Food Additives ~ Anti-caking Agents.

Did you know the FDA maintains a database of over 3000 different items, which are added to our food? This series covers the most common of these additives. Today, we continue working our way through the list of additives the FDA deems “safe”, as… Continue Reading “How to eat healthy: Food Additives ~ Anti-caking Agents.”

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