1 On average, a person will spend about five years eating during their lifetime.
2 If you bite a wooden spoon while chopping onions your eyes will not tear.
3 Chocolate was included in WWII soldier rations. According to army specification, it was designed to taste just “a little better than a boiled potato” so soldiers would not eat it too quickly.
4 In movie theaters, for every dollar spent on popcorn, about 90 cents is profit
5 Chicken contains 266% more fat than it did 40 years ago.
6 The tannins found in green tea have been found to help stop bleeding by coagulating the blood.
7 Apples, potatoes and onions will taste the same if you were to somehow block your sense of smell.
8 “The famous mystery meat. It’s said that Spam is made from chopped pork shoulder meat, ham and potato starch.
9 According to legend, coffee was discovered in the 9th century when an Ethiopian goat herder named Khaldi noticed that his normally lethargic goats were more excitable after they had nibbled the red berries from an evergreen tree. Khaldi took the berries to a Muslim holy man, who turned the raw fruit of the coffee tree into the delicious beverage.
10 People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.