Not all foods are healthy! In fact, some foods are deadly if you eat too much of the wrong part or eat it improperly repaired. Did you know that one of Thanksgiving’s most popular flavors is toxic? Check out number 4.
If you love chili, numbers one and two might change the way you view some of the ingredients. Don’t feel too smug about eating apples and cherries – parts of those are really not very good for you.
If you eat any of these foods, just make certain that you eat the right parts and leave numbers six and ten to the professionals.
1. Kidney Beans
Uncooked kidney beans are poisonous. They contain lectin, a glycoprotein that causes nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. This toxin does occur in other beans, but kidney beans have the largest concentration. In order to avoid kidney bean poisoning, you need to cook kidney beans thoroughly. It only takes four or five raw or uncooked beans.
The biggest culprits for kidney bean poisoning are slow cookers, so soak them and cook them completely before eating them. And don’t snack on uncooked beans.