Food Facts That Sound Too Weird to Be True… But Actually Are

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We all love food, but how much do we actually know about it? Today, we have a few strange facts that will blow your mind. Keep on reading to learn something new about your favorite foods out there. Rest assured that everyone at home will be impressed by your knowledge.

Ketchup Used to Be Medicine

It might be hard to believe that tomatoes were more than just food in the early 1800s. A doctor in Ohio used to use them as a treatment for diarrhea and indigestion.

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He was even publishing recipes for ketchup that later turned into a concentrated pill—but we’re not sure if we would want to take one with our breakfast…

Burgers and Peanuts Butter Can Get Pretty Interesting

The burger patties we have aren’t always made of the same animal. They’re most often an unknown mixture of muscle tissues. We hope this won’t stop you from enjoying your hamburgers!

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Meanwhile, Scientists in Germany have concluded that since peanut butter contains a lot of carbon, it can be turned into diamonds. What they need to do is extract the oxygen from the carbon dioxide. Then, they enact pressure on the carbon left, and voilá — your PB&J is now worth thousands of dollars

White Chocolate and Apple Pie Are a Lie

We’re sorry to disappoint you, but you haven’t been having chocolate all this time. White “chocolate” only contains sugar, milk, vanilla, lecithin, and cocoa butter. Chocolate solids are nowhere to be seen.

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And even worse, it turns out Apple Pie isn’t American. It might come as a surprise but pies were invented in Medieval England, while apple pie with a lattice crust was created and mastered by the Dutch.