5 Foods That Contain Poison

Torie Natalova    •    19 September 2016 23:59 WIB
food & beverage
5 Foods That Contain Poison
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Metrotvnevs.com, Jakarta: Vegetables and fruits are considered as healthy foods. However, some of them are known to contain poison.

Here are several foods that contain poison:

1. Cassava

Cassava contains cyanide. If it is not washed and cooked properly, it can cause health problem.

2. Almond

Bitter almonds also contain cyanide.

3. Tomato

Tomato leaves contain glycoalkaloid poison.

4. Mushrooms

Several types of mushrooms contain poison. Don't consume unknown mushrooms.

5. Potato

Potato also contains glycoalkaloid poison. If it is not prepared properly, it can cause diarrhea and nausea.