What we did not know about the common products

After reading this article about some of your products, the opinion could change.

In the 19th century the tomato ketchup was used as a cure for diarrhea

What we did not know about the common products

In 1834, the physician from Ohio John Cook Bennett announced that the tomatoes well help with diarrhea, seizures spill bile and digestive problems. He has published recipes tomato ketchup (which in those days was a concentrate in tablet form) and sold it as a medicine across the country.

Because of peanuts were made before the dynamite, and modern scientists have found a way to turn peanut butter into diamonds

The basis is nitroglycerine dynamite, which is derived from glycerol. Glycerol can also be obtained by treatment of peanut butter (or other fat).

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The German scientist Dan Frost put peanut butter between two diamonds and subjected to compression. As a result, he received, though not perfect, but still a diamond. According to the report researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the diamond can be created from any substance containing carbon, including peanut butter.

A traditional Mexican dish salting during the time of the Aztecs prepared from human flesh

The word "salted" means "boiled corn." This traditional stew before had a religious significance. Maize was the sacred plant of the Aztecs, and the ambassador prepared on special occasions.

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Mexican scientists found that in ancient times, after the ritual sacrifice of a murdered man's body was used for cooking stew ambassador who ate the whole community.

The modern chicken contains 266% more body fat and 33% less protein than 50 years ago,

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The problem is that in modern poultry chickens are not fed natural food and various concentrated feed.

in the store rather unappetizing food contains ingredients

What we did not know about the common products

titanium dioxide, which is part of paints and sunscreens, is often present in salad dressings, cream, sweet glaze.

One of the key ingredients canned chili is silica or simply sand.

Oily substance called lanolin, extracted from the wool, is included in the chewing gum composition.

Cellulose is often used to make cheese in a bag do not stick together.

Dvusernistokisly sodium, used for cleaning plumbing, can be found in potato chips.

A tablespoon of soy sauce contains 2, 3 g of salt or 38% of the daily high

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Honey - the only product that does not spoil. It can store more than 3000 years.

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When the excavation of Egyptian tombs, archaeologists found pots of honey, age was a thousand years, and this honey is not spoiled. Bacteria and microorganisms falling within the honey, simply die. Moreover, the honey has a high acidity. Its pH of about 3-4, 5, and this acid kills almost everything that can develop there.

Some 40% of fruit and vegetables in the United States do not get on the shelves because of the unattractive appearance

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According to a report of the American Council on the protection of natural resources, about three million tons of fruit and vegetables each year are released in the US only because of the ugly appearance.

contains an ingredient extracted from human hair in it's original bread

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In the industrial production of bread dough improver used L-cysteine. Part of this material was synthesized in the laboratory, but a large share is extracted from human hair. Hair is dissolved in acid, and then using a chemical process is recovered cysteine, pack and used for baking bread. In addition to a source of human hair L-cysteine ​​are chicken and duck feathers, cow horns and by-products of oil refining.

Regular consumption of fast food has the same effect on the liver, such as hepatitis

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A group of doctors published a study that the regular consumption of fried snacks can lead to a disease called "steatosis" in which the activity of the liver cells are replaced by fat. With regular use of fatty foods significant changes within a month. These changes are strikingly similar to those that occur in hepatitis.