The Strangest Things You Didn’t Know Are Food

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

In this section, we look at the strangest things of nature that you never knew they can be edible. 


Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

If you’re one of those people who is looking for strange knowledge of the world, do not miss this fascinating section. 

The list of foods that have been used in different cultures of the world since ancient times and now has a lot of fans.

Strangest Things You Didn’t Know Are Food


Tree Skin

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

The bark of the tree has been consumed by humans from the past and is one of the most commonly used cinnamon-derived foods.


Cactus

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

Cactus is one of the plants that you try not to get close to, but eating it seems like an interesting idea. If you search the internet, you can find many cactus recipes.


Cockscomb

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

Rooster Cockscomb is a popular food in France and Japan and is also used to treat knee arthritis.


Eggshell

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

More recently, Eggshell is used as a plant fertilizer, But the more interesting point is that it is consumed as a supplement to calcium due to having high minerals.

Of course, the Eggshell must be boiled before it is taken up to 200 ° C and completely ground.


Leather

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

In some countries, animal skin is used as a food. For example, “ponemo” is the name of the bovine skin that is processed to be consumed with meat.

This food is very common in Nigeria, but scientists have come to the conclusion that they have no nutritional value.


Dandelion

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

In this list, the strange dishes of the dandelion are the healthiest of them. Dandelion flower is rich in antioxidants, vitamins C, A and K and the source of potassium and iron.

It is used as a medicine in many cultures.


Gold

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

Gold is biologically stagnant, meaning no chemical reaction, and can pass through the digestive system without intestinal absorption. That’s why in some restaurants we see food decorated with gold.

Edible gold is 24 grade if it is less, it is impure and not edible.


Clay

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

We all know about the beauty of clay. Clay is used in many beauty products including masks, But did you know that people in some cultures, especially Africa and the Middle East, eat clay? 

As well as those who lack zinc, they use clay powders? 

In addition, clay contributes to the digestive system’s health by destroying intestinal poisons.


Plaster

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

Plaster is a natural and non-chemical material and pure calcium carbonate. It is true that this food does not have any benefits, but it is not harmful either.

Those who tend to eat gums are pregnant women and people with iron deficiency.


Bird Nest

Strangest Things You Didn't Know Are Food

The bird’s nest is one of the main Chinese food, due to its unique flavor and high nutritional value. The nest of birds is made up of saliva by cave birds called “swiftlet” in southwest Asia.

It is very expensive to find the nest of this bird a bit hard and dangerous. This food is rich in protein and amino acid and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a delicious soup.


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