Trivial facts about foods

Watch your mixers

Carbonated mixers speed up alcohol’s rate of absorption in the blood, which intensifies its effect causing quicker intoxication.

Keep it fresh

Drying fruit causes huge nutrient loss, depleting 30-80% of its vitamin and antioxidant content.

Berry delicious

Bananas, tomatoes, pumpkin, watermelon and avocado are all berries.

Get poppin’

I cup of air-popped popcorn contains more antioxidants, in the form of polyphenols, than the average fruit or vegetable.

Soft drink, soft bones

Soft drinks leach calcium from the bones, which contributes to lower bone mineral density and the development of osteoporosis.

Sweet for life

Honey is the only edible food that never goes bad.

Fresh eggs

Fresh eggs sink in water and rotten eggs will float.

Stay young

Eating too much meat can accelerate your body’s biological age.

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