fact or fiction

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

Meghan Ta month ago
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 ...
Sam Derbyshire2 months ago
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 sud...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
10 Health Foods That Aren't Really Healthy
I remember when I first decided to clean up my diet as a teenager. I wanted to be slender, fit, and healthy because most of my preteen life was spent being bullied about my weight and my acne. So far,...
Iggy Paulsen3 months ago
Worst Cooking Mistakes People Make
I will begin this article by saying that I love my family dearly. They are family, and to a point, you can't really expect anyone to be perfect. That being said, a pretty large portion of my family ar...
Bong Studly4 months ago
What Is the "b": 4 Possible Reasons IHOP Is Rebranding
For sixty years, starving and/or drunken patrons have frequented IHOP's across this great nation. Their claim to be the International House of Pancakes has been indeed their claim to fame, at least he...
Aaradhana Munjal5 months ago
Isomalt vs Sugar
Working with sugar for making sculptures during my graduation from India, I had faced a lot of problems. Working with sugar in a place with such high humidity; sugar became sticky due to its hydroscop...
Aliza Dube7 months ago
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The girl’s hands smell of vinegar, chilis, something devil-spiced and cauldron-stewed. Her perfume is a country that she will never visit. She has no patience for people who would stoop to call her br...
Kelsey Lange7 months ago
Interesting Things About Hospital Food You May Not Know
These ten interesting things about hospital food will make you reconsider what you really know about digging into a hospital meal. From fast food options to meals that simply lack proper nutrients, is...
Jacqueline Hanikeh9 months ago
Interesting Facts about Airplane Food That Will Blow Your Mind
Whether you enjoy traveling or not, people across the world all have different opinions on airplane food. Some people will order everything on the menu while others are fine with just eating a pack of...
Kelsey Langea year ago
Most Disgusting Things in Your Kitchen
When it comes to the kitchen, there are all too many outlets for germs, dirt, mold, mildew... the list goes on! And somehow, it is the last place we put some elbow grease into. The place that we store...
The Truth About Bottled Water
In this day and age, where logos are virtually everywhere—from old-fashioned billboards to those annoying pop-up ads—there seems to be a significance in what we refer to as a "brand." What we call bra...
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Clare Scanlana year ago
Myths About Organic Farming
Organic food is the buzz word of the moment. It is supposed to be healthier and taste better than conventionally grown foods. Supermarkets are increasing their range of organic foods and many people a...
What's Wrong with Gluten?
First of all, let's start with that many people don't know what gluten is. It is a protein, combination of gliadin and glutenin. It works like a glue, makes dough stretchy and spongy. Some people aren...
Gerald Rogersa year ago
2017: The Year Of Veganism?
Twenty years ago you couldn't find anyone that even knew what the vegan diet was. Fast forward to 2017 and the vegan diet is the hottest thing in food around the globe. To be be clear, veganism is muc...
Is Veganism Healthy?
Veganism has gone from a fringe, niche community to a mainstream diet trend, but, with so many touting the benefits of cutting animals from their meal plans, one has to ask "Is veganism healthy?" Of c...
What Is Umami?
The other day, I got my friend to try a Vegemite sandwich. Though I'm American, I absolutely love Vegemite. I love the umami taste it offers, and I tried to explain why it's so tasty to people who are...
Bethany Tiamata year ago
Is Fried Food Healthy?
When someone asks "Is fried food healthy?" the answer seems pretty obvious, right? It's a resounding no. No, fried food is not healthy. Fried food is incredibly unhealthy. However, there can be health...
Celebrity Chefs Who Aren't Actually Chefs
Televised cooking shows have created a number of amazing phenomenons that have changed the way we look at food. We've gotten shows like Hell's Kitchen, which taught our mainstream audiences how hard a...