I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.

Who doesn’t love food. I will admit, I probably love food way more than I should. But once I saw this list, I think my love for food is starting to disappear.

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.1.Most carrots used to be purple until they were selectively bred into their modern orange color
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.2. Baby carrots are actually cut out of regular size carrots that were too lumpy and ugly to be sold in stores
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.3. Most wasabi that you buy in a store or eat at a restaurant is actually colored horseradish. Real wasabi is extremely expensive to cultivate
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.4. McDonald’s sells 75 hamburgers every second of every day
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.5. Coconut water can be used as blood plasma
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.6. Peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re legumes
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.7.Popsicles were invented by an 11 year old in 1905

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.8. One of the most hydrating foods to eat is the cucumber, which is 96% water
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.9. There are 7,500 different kinds of apples grown on Earth
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.10.If you were try a new variety every day it would take you 20 years to try them all

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.11. Nearly 70% of olive oils aren’t really olive oils, even the really expensive brands.
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.12. Apparently the Italian mob has been making money off of selling the world fake olive oil for so long that most professional testers don’t even know what real olive oil tastes like
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.13. In fact, the sale of fake olive oil has been quoted by EU anti-fraud experts as “comparable to cocaine trafficking, with none of the risks,”
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.14. Milk, orange juice, and coffee are other popular staples that are also likely to be fake, or at least not contain what they claim to contain
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.15.One of the most popular pizza toppings in Brazil is green peas
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.16. In the UK, potato chips are one of the few foods that are actually taxed. For this reason Proctor and Gamble tried to claim that Pringles aren’t potato chips…they’re just savory snacks
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.17. The court disagreed and Pringles are legally potato chips
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.18. Chocolate was once used as currency
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.19. The softening agent L-cysteine, which is used in some bread, is made out of duck feathers and human hair

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.20. Castoreum, which is used as vanilla flavoring in numerous candies and bakery items, is actually a secretion from the anal glands of beavers

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.
21. Ketchup was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhea

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.

22. When taken in large doses nutmeg works as a hallucinogen

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.

23. Fruit-flavored snacks are made with the same wax used on cars

I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.24.Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
I Am Completely Changing What I Eat After Seeing These 25 Disturbing Food Facts. WOW.25. Tokyo features an amusement park that offers Horse Flesh-flavored ice cream

Some of them weren’t too surprising, but some of them were down right disgusting. Who would honestly try that ice cream? Or what about chocolate as a currency… yummy. I would be poor.

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