There is a food substitute intended to supply all daily nutritional needs, known as "Soylent".
There is no single food that provides all the nutrients that humans need, except for breast milk.
Casu marzu is a traditional Sardinian sheep milk cheese that contains live maggots inside.
Norman Borlaug, an agricultural scientist, developed new strains of crops which yielded 4 times as much food . He is said to have saved the lives of over a billion people, making him one of the most influential men in human history.
Alcohol consumed with food is absorbed more slowly, because it spends a longer time in the stomach.
Victorians believed tomatos would cause illness unless boiled to the point of collapse.
Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no oranges in Florida, no bananas in Ecuador, no potatoes in Ireland, no coffee in Colombia, no pineapples in Hawaii, no rubber trees in Africa, no tomatoes in Italy, and no chocolate in Switzerland.
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One of the most expensive pizzas ever made cost £4200. The “Pizza Royale 007” featured caviar, lobster, and 24-carat gold dust.
Eating pasta that has been cooked, cooled, and then reheated is significantly healthier than eating it freshly cooked because it turns into “resistant starch,” reducing blood glucose levels by half.
The idea that "Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day" came from a company trying to sell more cereal during its 1944 marketing campaign.
In 1912, as a young man, former president of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh worked as the cook's helper on a ship bound for the U.S.
In 16th century Europe, it was believed that eating a tomato could turn you into a werewolf.