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Fun Fact Friday - Pineapples

Fun Fact Friday - Pineapples

Pineapples are the perfect summer fruit. They are yellow, like the sun. They taste amazeballs, like a dairy-free ice-cream. And they are easy to prepare, like the… Wait, no. Sorry, that’s bullshit. Let’s be real here. Firstly, pineapples can be found practically year-round in certain stores. Secondly, pineapples are a bitch to prepare. They are prickly, stab you when you aren’t looking and can be choking hazards if the flowers aren’t chopped off correctly. However, if you can get past the labyrinth on the outside, you will be presented with a delicious treat that is helluva good for you. But,...

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Fun Fact Friday - Nutmeg

Fun Fact Friday - Nutmeg

Nutmegs are awesome. Grind those suckers up and you have a potent spice to add to pretty much any meal. Feel like a warm apple pie with winter coming up? Sprinkle nutmeg on it and the flavour will explode in your mouth. Want some hot pumpkin soup to gulp down? Nutmeg. Some vegan eggnog for breakfast? Nutmeg. A high to rival an LSD trip? Nutmeg. Wait, what? True story, dudes. There is such a thing as a “nutmeg high”. Nutmeg contains this thing called myristicin, a natural compound that has mind-altering effects if you ingest large amounts of the spice....

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Fun Fact Friday - Bananas

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Fun Fact Friday - Bananas

Life got you down? Don’t worry, dudes, the Cavendish will lift your spirits fo’ sho’! Bananas are the only fruits that contain the combination of the amino acid tryptophan and vitamin B6. This combo produces 5-hydroxytryptamine (or, to us normal people, serotonin). Serotonin is also found in Prozac, which some people pop to make them feel more happy with whatever shit life throws at them. As for us, we prefer to shove entire bananas in our mouths to deal with crap. Because not only do they taste good, but they make us feel good too. And, for maximum excitement, we...

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Fun Fact Friday - Walnuts

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Fun Fact Friday - Walnuts

Braaaains! They’re very useful to us. Well, some of us, at least. And to those of us who use them, it is rather important to ensure that it gets nourished properly. One way to do that is by popping Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid pills, which help with preventing Alzheimer's and improving memory and cognition. But, let’s say you are struggling to remember the last Bachelor’s name, but don’t wanna pop any pills. What are your options? Enter the Walnut. Not only does this Plants vs Zombies favourite look like braaaains, it’s also super good for braaaains due to being the only...

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Fun Fact Friday - Carrots

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Fun Fact Friday - Carrots

  Ah, carrots. We love them. In fact, we eat so much of them that we're surprised we haven't turned orange yet. Or blue, or yellow, or green. Or any colour of the rainbow, actually. How so, you might be asking? Well. The orange carrot that you're used to is actually not what they originally looked like. Carrots were, like, the original rainbows, minus the creepy leprechauns waiting at the end with lecherous grins. Until of course, a Dutch botanist with a weird fetish for William of Orange (the guy who led the struggle for Dutch independence) decided to hybridise carrots...

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