Fun Fact: Natto
Natto, a fermented soy dish popular in Japan, offers one of the highest food sources of vitamin K2. It’s also high in protein and low in calories, but its taste and appearance may be off-putting to some.
Fun Fact: Walnuts
Walnuts are one of the best nut sources of omega-3s, especially alpha-linolenic acid. They are also good sources of manganese and copper.
Fun Fact: Probiotics
A healthy adult human body contains about 3.5 pounds of probiotics. That’s more weight than the typical human brain, and almost as much weight as the typical human liver.
Fun Fact: Tomato
La Tomatina is a festival held in Spain each year during which participants throw more than 100,000 tomatoes at each other for about an hour.
Fun Fact: Fiber
Though the term “dietary fiber” didn’t come into use until the 1950s, Hippocrates appears to have been the first person to reference fiber in medical literature.
Fun Fact: Soy
Soy crayons have been created to replace petroleum-wax crayons.
Fun Fact: Corn
One bushel of corn will sweeten more than 400 cans of pop.
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