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12 Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You

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12 Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You -Food is a must for survival. Many of our holidays and fondest memories are built around food. Whether you are enjoying comfort food or going out on a limb to try fusion, there are always new foods to discover.

However, not everything that is eaten should be eaten. This list looks at common foods that have toxic parts, are toxic if not prepared properly, and a few delicacies you may encounter while you are traveling.

In addition, we’ll take a look at the number one killer in the United States!

Bon appetit!

12. Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a popular spice that is grown in the Caribbean and Indonesia. The kernel of the seed is nutmeg. Nutmeg adds a warm, sweet taste and Thanksgiving-y smell to food.

It is also a hallucinogenic. A teaspoon of raw nutmeg brings on an elevated heart rate, nausea, dry mouth, and vomiting. Hint: most of the nutmeg in your spice rack isn’t raw.

It is rarely fatal, but you might wish you could die because symptoms will last a few days.

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