Every day, eating a variety of foods, people do not even realize that there is a number of interesting and fun facts about food.
12. Tomato – is not a vegetable, as many think, but a real fruit! In addition, it is the first plant that was genetically modified by the scientists. After it, many modified products deemed safe for humans began to appear.
The amount of nutrients in modern food products is much less than before. Experts have studied the fruits and vegetables that we regularly eat, and found a 39% decrease of vitamin B2, 15% – of calcium and 5% – of proteins.