15 Foods That Can Harm You If Eaten Incorrectly

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6Almonds

Almonds are actually of two types – sweet and bitter. The ones we eat commonly are the sweet almonds. Bitter almonds contain large amounts of hydrogen cyanide, which is dangerous for adults and fatal for children. Bitter almonds are processed to extract the hydrogen cyanide out of them. They can be consumed. However, never eat almonds directly from the tree.

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7Milk

Milk is a whole food and since we were kids we have been told to drink our milk. It has sugars, proteins, minerals, and vitamins but drinking too much of it can cause atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. It can also cause ovarian cancer in women and in men it can lead to prostate cancer.

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8Potatoes

Potatoes have always been called a poor man’s food. In some countries, it is a staple in their diet. But, when potatoes are left in bad or poor conditions they begin to sprout. No matter what condition or situation you’re in you should not consume potatoes that have sprouted. They can easily lead you to have abdominal pain, vomiting, and even diarrhea.

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9Meat

Any kind of meat should be cooked at a low temperature. This is because cooking meats on a high temperature can make the protein in the meats transform into something dangerous. Cooking meats on a low temperature for a long period of time not only makes it tender and soft but also increase the taste and kills any germs and bacteria present.

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10Shellfish

When healthy foods are talked about one category is always present – ‘shellfish’. This food group is high in omega-3 fatty acids, good fats, and protein. They also contain zinc, copper, magnesium and other helpful minerals. But, they need to be cooked properly as if they are eaten raw or undercooked, they can be fatal to one’s health.

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