Do You Know How To Handle These Foods Properly
Would you eat these mushrooms? Probably not. But there are 10 more common foods that could kill you if you don't treat them right.
The fleshy part of these plants can be no problem at all for most of these foods. Thing you have to know about are the leaves, stems and pits. With others you need to know the fruit has to be ripe before consumed. And with others, highly toxic fumes can be given off if they are not stored properly and disposed of when they start to rot.
Discover these 10 deadly plants.
Potatoes – Potato plant poisoning occurs when someone eats the green tubers or new sprouts of the potato plant.
Ackee – Ackee is a tropical fruit native to West Africa and is the national fruit of Jamaica where it is also known for its toxin content named hypoglycin A and hypoglycin B.
Bitter Almonds -Sweet almonds may be safe to eat, but bitter almonds aren't. Bitter almonds are wild almonds and contain 50 times more cyanide per kilogram than sweet almonds, according to the 2013 study in ISRN Toxicology.
Rhubarb Leaves – Rhubarb leaves contain a poison, oxalic acid which is very harmful for any human body. Its stalks are the only eatable part.
Castor Beans – Castor beans contain ricin which is one of the most deadly naturally occurring chemical. It is reported that as few as 5 beans is enough to kill an adult human.
Elderberries – Elderberries are very popular in making wines, medicinal teas, jams and pies. These berries are also known for its poisonous content cyanide which lies in elderberry leaves and stems.
Tomatoes – Ripe or red tomatoes are safe to eat and contain many nutrients which are essential for your health. But, if you consume green or unripe tomatoes and their leaves and stems in large quantity then you may suffer from severe illness or even death.
Cherries – Cherries are good for your health but if you chew or swallow their pits then they might put you in a real danger.
Red Kidney Beans – Red Kidney beans contain a sugar based glycoprotein called kidney bean lectin that if consumed raw or partially cooked, can produce symptoms similar to those of food poisoning.
Cinnamon – Cinnamon is one of the most important flavoring agents in food and drinks. Research reveals that coumarin is present, in substantial amounts in cinnamon flavored foods. Coumarin is very toxic.
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