10 Everyday Foods That Could Kill You

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Glycoalkaloids, which build up in the potato if it's left too long, will lead to cramping, diarrhea, confused headaches, or even coma and death. Avoid potatoes with a greenish tinge.

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There are two variations of almonds, sweet almonds and bitter almonds. Eating 7 - 10 raw bitter almonds could be fatal for children.

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The stems and leaves of tomatoes contain alkali poisons that can cause stomach agitation. Unripe green tomatoes have been said to have the same effect.

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The danger in tuna is the mercury that the fish absorbs. Once in your body, mercury will supposedly drive you insane.

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Rice (especially rice grown in Texas) contains arsenic, a toxin that can cause deaths. However, you'd have to eat nearly almost 1,800 cups of rice all at once to achieve death by rice.

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Don't eat a broken pit. The stones of cherries, apricots, plums and peaches contain cyanogenic compounds. Ingesting just one or two freshly crushed pits can lead to death.

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Red Kidney Beans contain large amounts of lectin as a “potent insecticide.” It can cause extreme nausea. When cooked at temperatures below boiling, the beans' toxicity is multiplied.

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Rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid, which causes kidney stones. It'll take 11 pounds of leaves to be fatal, but much less to make you seriously ill.

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Eating just 0.2 oz of nutmeg could lead to convulsions, and 0.3 oz could lead to seizures. Eating one whole will supposedly lead to a type of "nutmeg psychosis," which includes a sense of impending doom.

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Unpasteurized honey often contains grayanotoxin. That can lead to dizziness, weakness, excessive sweating, nausea, and vomiting that last for 24 hours.