Healthy Living 6 healthy foods that can kill you

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Literally, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

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Apart from their great nutrients, these following foods could be your ticket to the ER.

Yup, they could kill you and while it would be impractical to stop you from eating, best believe that you are better off with a lot less of it in your diet.

1. Tomatoes

They are great for detox and contain a cocktail of essential vitamins such vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K, as well as significant amounts of vitamin B6, folate, and thiamin. However the leaves from its tree are said to contain glycoalkaloid which is known for causing upset stomachs, severe cramping, and anxiety.

2. Mushrooms

These delicious tiny plants are great for soup, rice dishes and meaty burgers but not all of them are edible. Some types of mushroom contain poisons that can kill.

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3. Peanuts

This is one of the most common causes of allergies. The worst is anaphylaxis that can lead to severe constriction of the airways, shock, and even loss of consciousness that can lead to death.

4. Potatoes

Do not eat them when they are green. While death by potatoes is quite rare, the leaves and stems are deadly.

5.Cherries

Did you know that cherry seeds contain Hydrogen cyanide?

This is a poisonous chemical composition that causes lightheadedness, giddiness, rapid breathing, nausea, vomiting, feeling of neck constriction and suffocation, confusion, restlessness, and anxiety.

6. Almonds

Almonds in their raw form are full of cyanide and can poison the human body. They have to go through a specialized heat treatment in order to remove the toxins.

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