Strange But True !

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As regular readers know, this blog brings a variety of articles, studies, thoughts, recipes and more! It is presented in a magazine style – we hope something for everyone. Our main focus is about the Low Carb Higher (Healthy) Fat lifestyle, LCHF for short, and you can read/find out more about that here

But today for a change I thought let’s have some midweek trivia! So here are ten strange but true facts! Did you know any of these facts? 


In 2016, a student left a pineapple in an art museum in Scotland. Two days later, it had been placed in a glass case as part of an exhibition.


Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. The stripes are like fingerprints, and no two tigers have the same pattern.

“Digging a hole to China” is theoretically possible if you start in Argentina


There’s a flower that smells like chocolate! Native to Mexico, this dark red flower is not edible. It is called “cosmos atrosanguineus” or “chocolate cosmos.”

People don’t sneeze in their sleep due to their brain shutting down the reflex.

If you sneeze while traveling at 60 mph, your eyes are closed for an average of 50 feet.

The brain is our fattiest organ and is composed of nearly 60% fat.

Magpies are considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world and the only non-mammal species able to recognize themselves in a mirror test.


A Canadian company started selling fresh air in a can as a joke, then Chinese consumers made it real, paying up to $20 a can.

The small indents in the bottom of frozen pizzas are there to prevent air bubbles from forming inside the dough.



talking of pizza, have you tried 

Cauliflower Pizza Casserole … it’s so cheesy

see recipe details here

Please note, not all the recipe suggestions featured within this blog may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

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