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Foods That Are Totally Different In The United States 1.3k VOTES Restaurants like Panda Express, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut might suggest Americans love ethnic cuisine, but do they ... Candies That Were Pulled For Being Too Dangerous 1.7k VOTES They say you must take the bitter with the sweet, but what about the toxic? We all have a few candy horror stories, but ... The Most Historically Important Food Innovations 14.2k VIEWS Food is one of the greatest necessities and joys of our modern world. We eat to survive, but we also eat for pleasure, and we ... Here’s What Foodies Ate In Every Decade Since The Turn Of The 20th Century ... 92.9k VIEWS Food is tradition. We cook and eat what our parents made, and what their parents made before them. But since the dawn of the ... The Innovative Foods Born Out Of Cultural Tragedies 373 VOTES Food is the language of cultural expression. It tells us what is available, what is desirable, and who gets to have it. Its role ... What Health Nuts Ate In Every Decade Since The Turn Of The 20th Century 3.1k VIEWS Eating healthy foods is a bit of a relative concept, especially with the gift of hindsight. What was once considered healthy may ... There's A Fascinating Genetic Reason Why You Love Certain Foods (And Can't ... 335.7k VIEWS Here's some good news for picky eaters: genetic dispositions cause you to enjoy the taste of certain foods but not others. 17 Foods That Can Kill You 2.3k VOTES Some of the most ordinary foods you eat every day can kill you. Sure, eating too much sugar or fat isn't good for you and can ... The Evolution Of Military Rations Throughout History 11.3k VIEWS For centuries, troops have marched off to fight, risking their lives in combat. But what did soldiers eat in different eras? And ... The Most Historically Important Foodstuffs 652 VOTES Human history is built on food. Just about any social occasion or backroom deal, no matter how small, has had some kind of food ... Viking Diets Were Surprisingly Healthy And Well-Rounded 6.7k VIEWS Though Vikings are known for pillaging the coasts of Europe, Viking facts reveal that the marauders were more than just bearded ... The Oldest Foods Ever Discovered By Archaeologists, Ranked By How Terrible ... 17.7k VOTES Archaeologists often make gruesome, significant, and fascinating discoveries, but some of their finds are downright repulsive – ... Cherished Recipes From History's Most Famous Figures 1.4k VOTES It can be fascinating to look at famous historical figures' favorite food. Some of the best food throughout history is ... What the Average Diet Was Like in Medieval Times 243k VIEWS If you've ever been to the restaurant Medieval Times or eaten at a Renaissance Faire, then you've been horribly misled about ... Weird And Disgusting Foods The Founding Fathers Ate 3k VOTES Times and tastes definitely change, but some of the Founding Fathers' favorite foods were undeniably gross. True, 18th century ... Here's What Nuclear Families Ate In The Postwar Era United States 405 VOTES In the years after WWII, Americans became more affluent than they had been in previous generations. Veterans were going to ... The Weirdest Foods from Ancient Roman Cuisine 6.6k VOTES The people of ancient Rome may have lived thousands of years ago, but their diets were anything but old-fashioned. In fact, they ... 14 Extremely Stupid Dieting Fads From History 37.2k VIEWS There's no shortage of weird diet trends. Whether you want to eat like a caveman, only eat super foods, or cleanse yourself ... Famous Foods Discovered by Accident 1.4k VOTES What makes a food so tasty? You might say, a skillful chef, high-quality materials, and recipes passed down and improved upon ... 15 Times in History That Foods Started a War 15.7k VIEWS Ever said to yourself, "I would kill for a sandwich right now"? Well, historically you're not alone. Throughout ...