Hi Guys, Sometimes no matter how delicious they are, some of the foods we eat could be trying to kill us. Okay, they wouldn’t kill you instantly, but their nutritional makeup can include a variety of saturated fats, refined sugars, and even a few toxins that don’t exactly bode well for the bod. While some of the foods on this list are considered unique and trendy, there are plenty more common foods you eat all the time that aren’t exactly looking out for your well-being.
To keep you in the know, here are 16 foods that taste great but really don’t give a damn about your health. OMG !!!
Cassava, also known as yucca, can be poisonous if not processed properly. This root fruit is known to naturally contain cyanide.
Potatoes are usually our go-to carb, but if they’re sprouting or are green in color, they may be poisonous.
If you swallow a cherry seed, you’re not going to grow a cherry tree in your belly, but you could be subjecting yourself to a dose of cyanide.
4. Cremini Mushrooms
While not every type of mushroom on the market can be deadly, cremini contain a deadly cocktail of poisons that if ingested in large amounts, could send you to an early grave.
While nuts like almonds are known as an excellent source of protein, when in their raw form, they can contain cyanide as well. (I’m sensing a theme.) In order to remove the deadly toxins from the nuts, they must undergo heat processing.
6. Rhubarb Leaves
If you’ve ever had a slice of strawberry rhubarb pie, then you already know the delicious taste of freshly grown rhubarb. However, digesting the leaves can cause seizures, breathing problems, and possible kidney failure.
7. Stone Fruit Seeds
As peach and stone fruit season fast approaches, be warned that the seeds and pits can contain amygdalin, which is used to produce cyanide. Ingesting these seeds can cause vomiting, an increase in blood pressure, and even kidney failure.
8. Hot Dogs
While there’s nothing deadly in a traditional hot dog, they are known as the number one choking hazard for small kids.
These exotic fruits contain many naturally occurring toxins that have been linked to fever, convulsions, and seizures.
Peanut allergies are on the rise, making them among the most dangerous snacks, especially for kids at birthday parties and school events where risk of exposure is high.