ometimes completely normal, everyday foods can turn toxic, things like raw or even infected meat, stuff past its expiry date, and of course, unwashed veggies and fruits. The fault lies less with the food and more with the preparation, and this is when nutrition ends up turning into food poisoning. It can harbor harmful ingredients such as toxins, bacteria, and even traces of fertilizer or insecticide.
There are times when we are offered food or drinks that we tend to refuse for many a different reason, and we hear someone insist, “Come on, try it – it won’t kill you.” Well as it turns out, sometimes, it can.
For some people, food doesn’t go to the stomach; it touches the soul and goes straight to the heart. And of course, some exotic treats deserve a special place. But would you believe if we say that some of these succulent cuisines can be fatal for you? Keep scrolling at your own risk.
We have a list of 10 exotic foods that can kill you. So beware guys, it’s not just heartbreak that kills you.
Don’t chew on cherry seeds or pits for too long
Cherry seeds and pits are poisonous? Who knew! Dr. Kantor said,
“Spit out your cherry seeds because they contain the poisonous compound hydrogen cyanide”
That also goes for other stone fruits like peaches, plums, and apricots. But don’t worry about it too much. Hydrogen cyanide is a poison, yes, but you’d have to eat a ton of cherry seeds before it would kill you.
The limit for a 150-pound human is 703 milligrams of hydrogen cyanide per day, according to the National Institute of Health, which is safely hundreds of cherry seeds.