Did you know: Food Facts Part 3

Hi all, let’s start today’s Food Facts.

As you know that we have started our new Did you know series, for Food Facts. Did you know it can take 7 to 21 days to make a jelly bean? No worries we will tell you in today’s facts. So let’s start today’s fast food facts in brief.

Jelly beans

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Love jelly beans? Here are some random but fun food facts about jelly beans. Did you know it can take 7 to 21 days to make a jelly bean? There are approximately 130 calories and about 37 grams of sugar in 35 jelly beans and Very Cherry was the most popular flavour for two decades until 1998, when Buttered Popcorn became the most popular flavour.(Source)

The many uses of cucumbers

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If your bathroom mirrors fog up all the time after a hot shower, rub a cucumber slice along the mirror. It will eliminate the mist and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance. If you’ve written something in pen and made a mistake, the outside waxy coating of the cucumber can also be used to erase pen writing! Fun fact: did you know that cucumbers are 96% water? (Source)

Bananas are berries and strawberries aren’t!

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Bananas are actually classified as berries, while strawberries are members of the rose family.

Here are some seriously cool facts about bananas!

  • Bananas can float in water
  • Bananas can help improve your mood and lower blood pressure
  • Rubbing the inside of a banana peel on a mosquito bite can help keep it from itching
  • Humans share about 50% of their DNA with bananas!


The stickers on fruit are edible!

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The stickers that are placed on our favourite fruit are actually fine to eat. Now you don’t have to freak out when you accidentally take a chomp of one!

Although, just because they are ok to eat, doesn’t mean you should eat them.(Source)

Green, yellow and red capsicums are not the same vegetable

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The different coloured capsicums are not always from the same plant. Although some green capsicums are just unripe red capsicums, the yellow, orange and even red capsicums are all unique plants with their own seeds. (Source)

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Fruit facts part 2 [Banana]

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