WOMEN and FOOD TRIVIA

Women make up 51% of the world's population and produce 60-80% of the world's agricultural products, but they own less than 5% of the world's titled land.

In the U.S. nearly 70% of vegetarians are women. (2006)

Strawberries were once avoided by pregnant women because it was believed that their children would be born with strawberry birth marks.

Until the early 1800s in Hawaii, most banana varieties were 'kapu' -  forbidden for women of Hawaii to eat, under penalty of death.

 

 

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