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Fun Food Fact #1: In general, raw vegetables have a much higher nutrient value than cooked, though there are a few exceptions, such as cooked tomatoes. Cooked artichokes are very high in overall antioxidant value

Fun Food Fact #2: The smaller the size of a berry, the sweeter its taste.

Fun Food Fact #3:There is evidence that honey is the only food that cannot spoil. Archaeologists have tasted honey discovered in ancient Egyptian tombs, reporting that it’s edible.

Fun Food Fact #4:If you could eat only one vegetable for the rest of your life, eat spinach; it’s one of the highest ranking vegetables as far as overall antioxidant capacity, yet so versatile in recipes.

Fun Food Fact #5: Formaldehyde is the stinky liquid that’s used to preserve dead laboratory animals. This chemical is what the artificial sweetener, aspartame, breaks down into after being eaten.

Fun Food Facts #6: The closer a food is to its natural state, the healthier it is for you: An apple is better than apple sauce which is better than bottled apple juice which is better than apple pie.

Fun Food Fact #7: Saffron, which is made from dried stamens of crocus flowers, is the world's most expensive spice.

Fun Food Fact #8:Diet soda has yet to be proven as an aid in effective weight loss. Some studies in fact have shown the beverage as actually increasing appetite or hunger.

Fun Food Fact #9: In the US, more tomatoes are consumed everyday than any other vegetable or fruit.