20 Things About Your Food That Will Surprise You

Find out facts about your favorite foods that you didn't know before.

20 Things About Your Food That Will Surprise You

You know you should be eating loads of fruits and veggies, but do you know where they really come from? Relax, it’s not as scary as it seems. Find out which vegetables are fruits, which fruits are classified as part of a flower family, and more fun facts.


Peanuts

Think you know how peanuts are grown? Think again! Unlike other nuts, like pecans or walnuts, peanuts do not grow on trees. Instead, the peanut plant flowers aboveground, but the actual peanuts grow below ground. A machine then digs them up once the growing process is finished and the soil is the right consistency. This entire process takes about four to five months!

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.