Dangerous Foods to be Aware Of

Surprising as it may be, there are certain foods that can be found in many home kitchens that can pose a serious health risk. Here, GREEN BHAG explains which foods to watch out for so you can make sure to protect yourself and your family's wellbeing.


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Trong thân, lá và mầm khoai tây có chất Glycoakaloid, chất này có thể khiến bạn bị chuột rút, tiêu chảy, rối loạn tiêu hóa, đau đầu thậm chí là tử vong nếu tiêu thụ khoảng 3 – 6 mg.

Potatoes contain Glycoalkaloid substances in their stems, leaves, and sprouts, which can lead to various health issues like cramps, diarrhea, digestive disorders, headaches, and in severe cases, even death, if consumed in doses of approximately 3-6 mg. It is essential to avoid consuming sprouted potatoes or potatoes that have turned green for an extended period.

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It is important to note that cherries, like apple seeds, contain Prussic Acid, also known as Hydrogen Cyanide. This substance can be extremely harmful if consumed accidentally. Therefore, it is strongly advised that cherries, plums, and peaches should not be consumed under any circumstances.

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Tuna is known to accumulate high levels of mercury in its natural habitat, and excessive consumption of this fish can result in mercury poisoning, affecting the kidneys and brain. Authorities advise that pregnant women and children should refrain from consuming tuna altogether. In addition, adults should exercise caution and limit their consumption to avoid potential mercury poisoning.

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Thân, lá và cà chua xanh chứa rất nhiều chất kiềm khiến dạ dày của bạn bị ảnh hưởng khi ăn vào. Nếu ăn quá nhiều cà chua xanh có khả năng dẫn đến tử vong.

It is not uncommon to find that green tomatoes are hazardous to consume due to their toxin content. Specifically, the stems, leaves, and unripe tomatoes are known to contain high levels of alkaline substances that can adversely affect your stomach when ingested. It is important to note that excessive consumption of green tomatoes has the potential to be fatal.

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Although nutritionists recommend incorporating almonds into your diet, it is important to note that there are two types of almonds: sweet and bitter. It is crucial to exercise caution when consuming bitter almonds, as they contain a significant amount of toxic Hydrogen Cyanide. Ingesting a large quantity of bitter almonds, typically 7 to 10 seeds, can result in poisoning and, tragically, can be fatal for children.

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Lá và rễ của cây sắn chứa một lượng lớn độc tố Xyanua. Chất này có khả năng giết chết bạn ngay lập tức nếu vô tình ăn phải chúng.

The leaves and roots of this plant are rich in the toxin cyanide, which possesses a high lethality when consumed accidentally, leading to instant fatality.

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According to experts, cashews can only be consumed safely when they have undergone proper processing and are available for purchase in the market. It is crucial to avoid consuming raw cashews directly picked from the tree, as this can result in severe poisoning. The raw cashews contain Urushiol, a toxic chemical also found in poison ivy or oak trees, which has the potential to cause fatality if ingested.

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Please ensure thorough peeling of white radish skin and proper removal of any damaged portions, as the skin contains the toxin Furocoumarins which may result in stomach discomfort or skin burns upon contact. Additionally, it is important to note that white radish should be cooked rather than consumed raw.

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It’s important to be aware of the potentially harmful foods listed above, as there have been numerous instances of poisoning or even death associated with their consumption. With the provided information, it is crucial for individuals to exercise caution when selecting and preparing food in order to safeguard their own health and that of those dear to them.

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