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.
Bananas, tomatoes, pumpkin, watermelon and avocado are all berries.
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 sink in water and rotten eggs will float.
Eating too much meat can accelerate your body’s biological age.