Interesting Food Facts

With so many interesting foods and diets out there, we are bound to run into some interesting, and fun facts about diets, and the stats behind certain foods. Some of these snacks are alarming and should be concerning for parents and nutritionists.

The first, surprising, and fairly alarming fact, is that over 30 million Americans skip breakfast. That is just about 10% of the countries population, skipping out on the most important meal of the day. Breakfast can change the outcome of any day, a healthy, well balanced meal can help boost metabolism and give the brain and body the energy it needs to push through the day. Vegan meal

Another interesting fact which many people are unaware of is that lemons are actually one of the healthiest foods anyone can have. With ample amounts of Vitamin C and immunity boosters, simply adding lemon to water can help cleanse the system. Adding lemon to water is important, but keeping toxins out of the body is just as important. A recent poll uncovered that about 33% of Americans do not drink alcohol. Avoiding alcohol is fantastic, even though many admit to having one or two drinks at a gathering, one third of Americans do not drink at all.

With such an increase in the amount of vegetarians and vegans around the country, it is shocking to know that only .5% of Americans are vegan, and 3% are vegetarians. Cities like New York, San Francisco, and Portland are all making strives to make the world a healthier place to live.

With so many surprising facts, and much more to learn, visit SheKnows to get a full list of truly shocking nutrition facts.

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