fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the lesser known truths in the food universe.

  • Michael J. Albee
    Published 2 months ago
    Red and Processed Meat: What You Need to Know

    Red and Processed Meat: What You Need to Know

    Just when you thought you had made a sound decision to cut back on red and processed meat, scientists have turned the table on you. New claims from a comprehensive study indicate that one can safely eat red and processed meats several times a week with no health issues.
  • Margaret Minnicks
    Published 6 months ago
    Baked Beans Are Different from Pork and Beans

    Baked Beans Are Different from Pork and Beans

    Some people confuse baked beans with pork and beans. However, it is hard to believe anyone can get them mixed up, considering there are some major differences between the two dishes. They both contain navy beans, but there are some major differences between them, mainly because they do not include the same ingredients, and they are not prepared the same way.
  • Margaret Minnicks
    Published 7 months ago
    Differences Between Cupcakes and Muffins

    Differences Between Cupcakes and Muffins

    Many people like muffins and cupcakes. Some people like cupcakes better than muffins. Some people like muffins better than cupcakes. Then there is another group who says they don't care, as long as they have something sweet to eat. Even though muffins and are cupcakes are delicious desserts, they are different.
  • Margaret Minnicks
    Published 7 months ago
    Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?

    Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?

    Some people think Swiss cheese is produced only in Switzerland because of its name. In spite of the name, the Swiss cheese that Americans eat is produced primarily in the United States and Canada. Over 297.8 million pounds are produced in the United States every year.
  • Amani Mtimba
    Published 8 months ago
    Why Spicy Foods Cause Runny Noses

    Why Spicy Foods Cause Runny Noses

    It's really nothing to worry about, and it is not a food allergy, although it seems like one. Find out why this happens and what you can do to stop it.
  • WatchMojo
    Published about a year ago
    Top 10 Foods That Can Literally Kill You

    Top 10 Foods That Can Literally Kill You

    You may not be still be alive after you devour these. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 foods that can kill you.
  • Naima Omar
    Published about a year ago
    What's in Your Food

    What's in Your Food

    We all know the responsible thing to do is read the food labels before you buy groceries, but how do you really know which foods to avoid? Some of the ingredients we see are straightforward, but others are vague. How many people really know what the terms natural flavoring and artificial flavoring really mean.
  • Tony Campbell
    Published about a year ago
    Behind the Bacon Burger

    Behind the Bacon Burger

    The phrase ignorance is bliss would perfectly caption food consumerism in America. For too long consumers have turned a blind eye to how food is produced and the workers who process it. Most consumers in America believe the threats of this way of food processing has no direct impact to them. However, it’s not only the moral aspect consumers should look at but also the disease's that come with it. Sanitation, harmful additives, and inhumane treatment of both the animals and workers should be of great concern to consumers around the world.
  • WatchMojo
    Published about a year ago
    Top 10 Foods and Drinks That Never Expire

    Top 10 Foods and Drinks That Never Expire

    Worried that the end of the world is coming? Well, we’ve got your shopping list. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Foods and Drinks That Never Expire."
  • WatchMojo
    Published about a year ago
    Top 10 Disgusting Food Recalls

    Top 10 Disgusting Food Recalls

    If you cannot trust your food, then what can you trust? Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Disgusting Food Recalls."
  • Meghan T
    Published about a year ago
    Why McDonald's Coke Tastes Better

    Why McDonald's Coke Tastes Better

    There's been a debate in recent years on a certain fountain drink that just seems to taste superior to all other fountain drinks. Some may think that this claim is ridiculous, and all fountain Coke's taste the same, but after doing a taste test with different Coke's from a variety of fast food joints, I can honestly say I agree completely with the claim that McDonald's makes the absolute best fountain Cola.
  • Sam Derbyshire
    Published about a year ago
    The Scott’s Porage Oats Man and I

    The Scott’s Porage Oats Man and I

    As I settled down to my hearty bowl of porridge the other morning, my eyes strayed casually to the cereal box in front of me. As I fixed my gaze once again upon his taught torso, I experienced the sudden realisation that the The Scott's Porage Oats Man and I, actually go back a very, very long way.