Food Facts and Myths

passion fruit seeds

To Swallow or to Chew Passion Fruit Seeds: Which is the Correct way to Eat Passion Fruits?

I love passion fruits. I have been eating passion fruit seeds for as long as I can remember. I just didn’t know that there are very many people who have been wondering whether their way of eating them is everybody else’s way. The question on whether to swallow or chew passion fruit seeds should not …

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Seeds of Edible Fruits

Should You Eat the Seeds of all edible Fruits? Find Out What Science Says

Other than some grafted fruits, almost all other edible fruits we know contain seeds. Have you ever wondered how safe it is to eat the seeds of your favorite fruit? Do you ever wonder if these seeds add any nutritional or health benefits to your body? Well, this article will try to answer these questions …

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cucumber myths

Cucumber Myths: Eating Cucumber at Night and Other Myths Explored

You are probably here because you have heard about some outrageous cucumber myths that are usually thrown around the food nutrition world. If you are still wondering whether some of them are true or false, stick with me here because I will be diving into the scientific parts of food to see if we should …

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What is Temperature Danger Zone of Food: Find Out Why Food Spoil Faster in Summer

One of the reasons why food science exists is because people could no longer trust what they ate. This fear is not unfounded, because our existence in this world has had numerous incidents where we have battled food-borne diseases that have ravaged some populations to near extinction. As research and technology intensified within the periods …

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is street food safe?

Is Street Food Safe? How to Avoid Food Poisoning when Eating Street Foods

You are strolling along the downtown streets in one of your favorite holiday destinations and you can’t resist the luscious sight and delicious aroma coming from a seemingly endless chain of street food vendors. As much as everything looks appealing to the eye, you still have your reservations about street food. This could either be …

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What Happens When You Eat These 7 Most Expensive Foods in the World?

I have done a list of 7 foods which I consider to be the most expensive foods in the world judging from how many times they have been featured on online sources. Those foods that fetched some insane prices in a one-off auction will not be considered here. I will also avoid expensive food recipes …

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Nothing Can Justify Raising Radiation Dose Limits in Food and Drinking Water

I was recently doing some reading on radiation dose limits in food products when I stumbled upon this alarming article that piqued my interest in this little known area of radiations. Reading through the article, I kept thinking how normal people underestimate governments’ capability of eating their own people. The Fukushima Case Most of us …

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Peanut skin or not

Stop Removing Roasted Groundnut/Peanut Skin Before Eating them

If I asked you why you started peeling off peanut skin before eating, you would probably have no legitimate answer. Most of us just saw other people doing it and we thought it looked cool snapping off that skin with our thumbs and throwing them one after another down our throats. Since we have proven …

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Drinking Water during meals

Drinking Water During Meals: Why you should Ignore the Common Myth

One of the things I remember about our childhood is the numerous horror stories and myths that grown-ups at the time used to keep us away from mischievous behavior. There is this one in particular that to date, I have never understood what it was meant to achieve. We were meant to believe that you …

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