Top 10 Toxic Foods
Nowadays I’m very busy at work, so that I couldn't upload some things at my blog & facebook. At this blog have more gap between every post, So it seems as a 'death blog'. To the break this tenet, Now I’m going to post about some toxic foods, which I have taken from zyzyo.com. I thinks this is helpful and knowledgeable for the readers. Humans need to eat food for their survival and continuity. Humans have some specific tastes about the food that they eat. Some foods taste good and some are bad. Besides these factors, it is very important to eat healthy food for a good health.
There are many poisonous foods also that are harmful for your body and can cause many serious problems. Some of tasty foods are that much poisonous that excess can cause even death of that person. Out of those many poisonous foods, following are the ten poisonous foods in the world.
This is a woody shrub that is cultivated in South America and Caribbean. This food can be prepared as sweet and bitter. Its taste depends upon the amount of cyanogenic glucosides, added while cooking. This is extremely poisonous that if it is not cooked properly it can cause death of a person. This woody shrub is poisonous due to presence of cyanide in it. This is also famous as Konzo.
This fish is considered to be the second most poisonous fish in the whole world. This fish is found in Korea and Japan. Puffer fish is poisonous because of the presence of tetrodotoxin in it. Some parts of this fish are extremely toxic like liver and can cause death of a person who just tasting them. The poison in the fish can cause serious problems in the body of humans like, muscle paralyzed and high blood pressure.
There are many types of mushrooms that are available. Some of them are highly toxic and some of them are healthy to eat. Out of 5000 types of mushrooms, almost 100 are toxic and are harmful for humans. There are different problems in having toxic mushrooms like gastrointestinal discomfort and liver damages.
All the seeds are not nuts. Cashews are seeds and are produced in a fruit type shell structure. This fruit is mostly available in South America. Cashews are available in the market as roasted cashews or steamed cashews. You may not find pure cashews in the market as they contain urushiol poison in them. Excess of this poison can cause death of the person. The reactions of this poison on the human body are same as the effects of oak and ivy poison.
Hot chilies are very famous in Indian restaurants. Every chili that is available in the market contains a poison, called capsaicin. This is the poison that makes the chilies spicy and hot. Excess of capsaicin can cause death of a person. Extracted and pure form of this chemical is also used in paints.
Potatoes are the most famous vegetable in the whole world. The potatoes are cultivated and produced under the ground and they contain toxic chemicals in them. In the roots and stem of the potatoes the poison is in excess. The poison in the potatoes is known as glycoalkaloid poison. Leaves of the potatoes also contain excess of this poison and tea of such leaves can cause death of the person.
Most of the nuts are toxic and harmful to the human body. Almonds are used in most of the baking products all over the world. Almonds are extremely poisonous and excess of them can cause serious problems in the body. The poison in the almonds is known as cyanide. This is the same poison that is present in cashews. In many advance countries almonds are illegal to be sold in markets without proper processing.
Cherries are very delicious and famous fruit all over the world. People eat them in many ways. This fruit is blooming red in color and looks so attractive but it is toxic in nature. This produces hydrogen cyanide in the body, which cause headache, dizziness, anxiety and can also make you vomit. Excess of cherries can also cause high blood pressure and kidney failure.
Apples are one of the most famous fruit in all over the world. No doubt it is very good in taste but apples are toxic in nature. The seeds of the apple contain cyanide. So avoid eating the seeds of the apples, as excess of them can cause complications in the body.
Red tomatoes are very attractive and are also very famous in almost all the countries of the world but the tomatoes are toxic in nature. There is a poison known as glycoalkaloid is present in the leaves and steam of this fruit plant. This poison can cause stomach and nerves problems. So avoid excess of tomatoes in your foods.
Via Source : zyzyo.com
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