Lots of people don’t actually think much about the food they consume every day. However, some of the ingredients found in the processed foods could be poisonous and harm your health.
Actually by “poisonous” we mean highly processed ingredients or chemicals that are not good for us or may lead to serious health conditions.
Some of the foods are toxic, dangerous and unsafe because of their form. Here we will present you the foods that you should be careful with.
Some foods that you probably have in your kitchen can be really toxic, although you consume most groceries without any particular health threats.
Here is the list of the foods that are pretty toxic:
It is a hallucinogen, and consumption of 5.5 grams could cause cramps, while 8 grams could cause an attack. The consumption of just one nutmeg can lead to psychosis.
The leaves of rhubarb consist oxalic acid that can be a reason for kidney stones. A very small amount of this plant can cause serious issues and 5 kilograms of rhubarb can be fatal.
Have you ever bought potatoes with green skin? Don’t worry – most of us did! However, that doesn’t mean we did right. Glycoalkoloids are found in the skin of the green potatoes and potatoes sprouts, and they are a great reason for diarrhea, coma or even death.
Tuna is extremely dangerous due the absorption of mercury in the flesh. When mercury is ingested through the food, it can either be removed throughout the kidneys, or it can get in the brain, where it could do great damage. Children and pregnant women should completely avoid tuna, as is strongly recommendable by FDA.
There are 2 types of almond, bitter and sweet. The ones with a bitter taste contain higher quantities of hydrogen cyanide. Moreover, 7 to 10 of this type of nuts may cause serious issues in adults and could be fatal for kids.
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Healthy Food Team