If you don’t prepare your food carefully, it can be harmful and even life-threatening for you. Proper preservation and preparation can save you from food poisoning.

You probably know that there are foods that are natural toxic. Here are some foods with toxic side:

  • ·        Mushrooms – about 6% of mushrooms are toxic. Their venom is fatal.
  • ·        Rhubarb – green leaves contain oxalic acid and you can get kidney stones. Be careful – if you eat a larger quantity, it can be fatal for you.
  • ·        Beans – contain a lot of toxins lectins. Three cooked beans are enough for vomiting and diarrhea.
  • ·        Apples – discard the seeds because they contain cyanide and you can get poisoning if you eat them in large quantities.
  • ·        Tomatoes – leaf and green part on the fruit contain a toxin called tomatin which can be used in pest control. It is not recommended for you to eat tomatoes if you’re suffering from rheumatism.
  • ·        Potatoes – green potatoes contain a lot of glycoalkaloids poison. Some death cases have been recorded, although they are really rare.
  • ·        Brazil nuts – contain the highest doses of natural radioactivity – 800 times the concentration than in any other food.
  • ·        Cherries – seeds contain cyanide. Just a few seeds can cause poisoning, increased body temperature, very difficult breathing. So, it’s the best if you just discard seeds.
  • ·        Nutmeg – known hallucinogen. It can lead to a psychosis and overdose can you violate psychological state.
  • ·        Pufferfish – is Japanese delicacy that can lead to paralysis and death. two to three years are needed for chefs to learn to prepare it.



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