After reading this article, your opinion about some products may radically change.
1The factory-made bread contains an ingredient derived from human hair
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.
2Peanut previously produced 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).
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.
3Pozole, a traditional Mexican stew was originally made with human flesh by Aztec people
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.
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.
4Modern chicken meat contains 266% more fat and 33% less protein than 50 years ago
The problem is that the modern poultry farms of chickens are fed not by natural food, but by various concentrated mixed fodder.
5Processed food have disguisting ingredients
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. Sodium bisulfate, used for cleaning plumbing, can be found in potato chips.
6 A tablespoon of soy sauce contains 2.3 g of salt, or 38% of the daily maximum
There’s a lot of salt in soy sauce – around 2.75g per tablespoon, which is almost half the recommended 6g daily maximum. Even reduced-salt versions can contain more than 2g of salt per tablespoon so should be used sparingly. Consuming too much salt over time is linked to high blood pressure, so measure out the amount you use with a spoon rather than splashing it straight from the bottle.
7 Honey is the only product that never rot. It can last over for more 3000 years.
During 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 the acid kills almost everything that can develop there.
8 In US about 40% of fruits and vegetables are never sold or eaten because of unattractive appearance
According to the 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.
9 Regular consumption of fast food has the same effect on the liver as hepatitis
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.
10 Tomato ketchup was used as a medicine to treat diarrhea in 1800's
In 1834, the physician from Ohio Dzhon Kuk 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.