Unfortunately, some of the products you consume on a daily basis are actually harming your wellbeing. In order to be on the safe side, take a look at the foods which you need to avoid.
Often times, potatoes have a greenish bark. When unconsumed for a longer period of time, potatoes usually develop sprouts which contain glycoalkaloids-known chemical compounds that can cause coma, diarrhea, and even death. Therefore, if you have a bag of potatoes in your food storage that’s been there for days and days, get rid of it right away!
Only 5.5 grams of nutmeg can cause spasms, whereas 8 grams can cause a condition known as nutmeg psychosis, a transient mental health disorder characterized by symptoms like disorientation, hallucinations, and hyperexcitation.
Tuna can “absorb” mercury on its meat. Unfortunately, when mercury enters your organism, it can go out of the kidneys and penetrate the brain. Therefore, pregnant women and children should avoid eating tuna as much as possible.
Rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid which can cause kidney stones. 5 kg of this plant can be fatal; however, smaller quantities can also cause serious health issues as well.
There are two types of almonds, bitter and sweet. The bitter ones have high quantities of hydrogen cyanide and 7 to 10 of these bitter nuts can be fatal for children and cause certain health issues in adults.