Food·Jul 28, 201727 Random Food Facts That Will Fuck With Everything You KnowOr, at least, make you hungry.by Crystal RoStaff Writer FacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share random food facts that totally blew their mind. Here are the "OMG, WHAT?!" results. 1. Mountain Dew is mainly just orange juice. PepsiCo / Via pepsicobeveragefacts.com —hamburgerdemon88 2. Pringles once had a lawsuit trying to prove that they weren’t really potato chips. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Discovery Channel / Via giphy.com —ballerinangelina 3. When you eat figs, technically, you're also eating wasps. Merc67 / Getty Images Figs are pollinated by female wasps, who lose their wings in the process of pollination. The wasp has no way to get out of the fig and so they die inside, and then the fig's enzymes breakdown and dissolve the wasp. —neilabutler 4. Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds. Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed / Getty —ballerinangelina 5. The largest wholesale purchaser of kale, before it became a craze, was Pizza Hut. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Pizza Hut / Via youtube.com I heard this on NPR not too long ago: Prior to the big kale craze of today, the largest wholesale purchaser of kale in the 1990s in the US was Pizza Hut since they would garnish all their buffet tables with the leafy green plant. —mariav41565672a 6. Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi all come from the same plant! Karaidel / Getty Images —juliah4f789e9f9 7. Cheez-Its contain paprika! Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed / Kellogg Company / Via cheezit.com It seems like a small, insignificant detail and yet it blows my mind on a regular basis. —emilyw4d233b81d 8. The bananas we eat today are clones. Glasslanguage / Getty Images —jennal4b2a2c88d 9. Chimichanga literally means "thingamajig" in Spanish. Gmnicholas / Getty Images —bond3 10. Tomatoes are not native to Italy. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Fox / Via lejazzhot.tumblr.com —quincyrain903 11. Potatoes are actually 80% water and 20% solid. Heikerau / Getty Images —QueenBFF 12. Haribo green gummy bears aren't lime or green apple flavored, but strawberry! Fodor90 / Getty Images —erin70 13. Humans share 60% of our DNA with bananas. Shotbydave / Getty Images 14. Shredded cheese has cellulose, which is a wood product (aka sawdust) so that it doesn't stick together. Bwfolsom / Getty Images —marybeth20 15. Pineapple juice can help tenderize meat (thank you, Food Wars!). Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC —pajamaplace 16. Strawberries aren't berries, but bananas are! Mariuszblach / Getty Images —mhian 17. There are two types of hot dog buns: regular and New England style. Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed / Getty Real shocker for people from New England.—sratqueen 18. Mangoes can get sunburned. Dr Pepper Snapple Group / Via youtube.com —fobfan04 19. Eating lollipops is just swallowing flavored saliva. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Polydor / Via youtube.com —melaniet434287def 20. Apples have small traces of cyanide in their seeds!!! Disney / Via disneyscreencaps.com —sallysweetheart 21. I recently found out that Fritos only have three ingredients: corn, corn oil, and salt?! Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed / Getty / Frito-Lay, Inc. / Via fritolay.com Mind blown.—alexam4a2bf4772 22. Almonds are a member of the peach family! Chrisboswell / Getty Images —ballerinangelina 23. Baby carrots are just regular carrots that have been shaved down to the bite-size pieces we see bagged in stores. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Producepedia.com / Via youtube.com —natalieps 24. Ice cream sometimes contains a form of seaweed in it (as a thickening agent) called red algae. Aksenovko / indigojt / Getty —bookmaniagirl 25. Altitude can change taste. Jannoon028 / Getty Images Tomato juice on an airplane = super sweet!—sabrinam44d0ee515 26. An ear of corn used to be way smaller than it currently is. Bhofack2 / Getty Images Like, it could fit in the palm of your hand.—avatarearthboy 27. Hawaiian pizza was invented in...CANADA. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed / GANCINO / Getty The Hawaiian pizza, which has sent the world into a craze about pineapples going on pizza, was invented in my little town, the town that literally nothing ever happens in — Chatham, Ontario. —rebeccao485e56019 Want to be featured on BuzzFeed? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!