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Arnav Mandal
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Did u know? 16 Food Facts , it’s just impossible
1.The world’s longest French fry is 34-inches long.

2. Garlic bulbs are full of Vitamin C, iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc and more. It also has 17 amino acids.

3. On the South Atlantic island of Tristan da Cunha, potatoes were once used as currency.

4. The strawberry is the only fruit that bears seeds on the outside.

5. According to Tori Avey, coffee became a popular drink in America after the Boston Tea Party of 1773: making the switch from tea to coffee was considered a patriotic duty.

6. The double coconut palm produced the biggest seed in the world: 45 pounds.

7. Ice cream was once called “cream ice.”

8. Pound cake is so-called because the recipes once called for a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs and a pound of flour.

9. Peanuts aren't nuts! (They're legumes.)

10. Carrots weren't always orange: they were once exclusively purple.

11. Cherries are a member of the rose family (Rosaceae) as are quince, pears, plums, apples, peaches and raspberries!

12. Lima beans have an amazing ability to command wasps as a defense. If insects are eating the lima bean's leaves, the plant gives off a substance that acts as a signal to parasitic wasps to swoop in and destroy their enemy (i.e. the leaf-eating insects).

13. Apples float because they are one-quarter air!

14. Ripe cranberries will bounce like a ball. (Go on, try it!). They also float.

15. German Chocolate Cake is not from Germany. German is actually the last name of the man who invented a kind of baking chocolate (Sam German).

16)Cilantro and Coriander are considered to be the same.
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Arnav Mandal
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