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1 Some Interesting Nutritional Information from the website, Fun Food Facts

2 Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries

3 Carrots Really Can Help You See In The Dark

4 The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat

5 Half of the world's population live on a staple diet of rice

6 When a source of Vitamin C (orange, lemon, grapefruit, strawberry, tomato, potato, etc.) is eaten with meat or cooked dry beans, the body makes better use of the iron in the protein food.

7 A portion of the water you drink has already been drunk by someone else, maybe several times over

8 It Takes 3500 Calories To Make A Pound Of Fat!

9 The Average Person Eats Almost 1500 Pounds Of Food A Year!

10 Balance your food choices - don't eat too much of one thing

11 A calorie is a measure of heat energy - the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 liter of water 1 o C. Calories in food become energy in our bodies.

12 There are about 100,000 bacteria in one litre of drinking water

13 Sometimes Frozen Fruits And Vegetables Are More Nutritious Than Fresh!

14 A Person With A Good Diet clear skin glossy hair sparkling eyes firm muscles straight posture proper weight bright smile alert fun-loving ready to get the most out of life

15 A Person With A Bad Diet pale or blotchy skin lifeless hair dark circles under dull eyes flabby muscles droopy posture too thin or fat pale gums, bad teeth tires quickly seems crabby or lazy drags through life

16 You're More Likely To Be Hungry If You're Cold!

17 Glucose (Dextrose, Grape Sugar, or Corn Sugar) Somewhat less sweet than cane sugar and is soluble in hot or cold water. Found in sweet fruits such as grapes, berries, & oranges and in some vegetables such as sweet corn & carrots. It is prepared commercially as corn syrup.

18 Fructose (Fruit Sugar). Highly soluble. It is much sweeter than cane sugar and is found in honey, ripe fruits, and some vegetables.

19 Sucrose The table sugar with which we are familiar and is found in cane or beet sugar, brown sugar, molasses, & maple sugar. Many fruits & some vegetables contain small amounts of sucrose.

20 Lactose (Milk Sugar). Produced by mammals & the only carbohydrate of animal origin of significance in the diet. It is about 1/6 as sweet as sucrose & dissolves poorly in cold water. The lactose in milk varies from 2% to 8%.

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