25 Foods That Can Actually Kill You

Posted by , Updated on September 15, 2017

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Do you think you eat healthy? Or do you at least try to avoid things that are bad for you? Well, you might be surprised at what foods can kill you! Of course, these foods are most likely perfectly fine if they are eaten normally. It’s just when you start eating the stems and seeds that things can get dangerous. These are 25 Foods That Can Actually Kill You.

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20

Peanuts

PeanutsSource: webmd.com

One of the most common allergies, peanuts can cause anaphylaxis. Typical symptoms are constriction of the airway and trouble breathing. Left untreated, this can be fatal.

19

Cherries

CherriesSource: time.com

Their seeds actually contain a poison – hydrogen cyanide.

18

Fugu

FuguSource: washingtonpost.com

Commonly known as pufferfish, these creatures are considered a delicacy in some parts of the world. The chefs need to be very careful during preparation though. The pufferfish just so happens to be one of the most poisonous animals in the world.

17

Rhubarb

RhubarbSource: nhs.uk

Although rhubarb is great for making tasty desserts, its leaves can cause respiratory problems and even death.

16

Elderberry

ElderberrySource: livestrong.com

Often used in sodas and medicines, eating elderberry leaves can mess you up if you’re not careful. Like too many cherry seeds, they can cause a build up of cyanide.

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