Food Science is the study of, well... food! Prepare your appetite for knowledge for these food facts on fruits, vegetables, nutrition and more.
According to a study by the British Cheese board, regularly eating different types of cheese before bed may affect how we sleep: the study participants who ate Stilton had super weird dreams!
There are around 2,000 different plant types that humans grow as food.
Think lemons are sour? Believe it or not, they actually have 30% more sugar than strawberries.
The sweet potato isn't actually a potato at all. Sweet potatoes are a root, while potatoes are tubers.
Bananas are radioactive––well, they contain potassium (K), which undergoes radioactive decay. But don't worry, you'd need to eat ten million of them in a single sitting to get sick.
When heated, proteins unfold and tangle (a process called denaturation) with themselves and other proteins, forming new chemical bonds.
Onions don't actually make people sad... When cut into, an onion releases a gas called "propanethiol s-oxide" that bugs our eyes.
Strawberries really aren't berries at all. They're actually a part of the strawberry plant's stem that has thickened, and are technically called receptacles.
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