Xylitol is a sugar alcohol rapidly growing in popularity for it's benefits to human health, is highly toxic to dogs and several other animals. A dose of only a teaspoon can be fatal to even large breed dogs.
27. In Singapore, there is a drink known as a "Michael Jackson", made from white soy milk and black jelly.
28. Worcestershire sauce is made by mixing 18-month old anchovies (fishes) cured in salt for several months, onions and garlic pickled in malt vinegar for two years, then aged further in salt, vinegar, tamarind concentrate, and other spices.
29. Soaking beans helps eliminate gas-producing compounds. This can alleviate bloating and flatulence, common side effects of consuming beans. Lentils lack sulfur so there is no need to soak them before cooking.
30. When any starchy food (Pasta) is cooked, cooled, and reheated, it reduces the rise in blood glucose by 50%.