5 delicious but deadly foods that can kill you

Cherries, though delicious and healthy, can be very toxic. [Image Source: AgricultureCanadaEng/YouTube]
Cherries, though delicious and healthy, can be very toxic. [Image Source: AgricultureCanadaEng/YouTube]

Some foods are tasty but can potentially be toxic to the health when consumed.

Some innocuous looking fruits can be deceptive and potentially deadly. Although many of these foods taste amazing, they can sometimes pose great threats to your health.

1

Nutmeg spice

This flavourful spice could cause hallucination, rapid heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, and convulsion when eaten in large quantities. Moderation is key.

2

Kidney beans

Kidney beans contain high levels of a toxic phytochemical known as phytohemagglutinin. However, thorough cooking for at least 20 minutes helps eliminate the toxin.

3

Mushrooms

There are many species of mushroom. Some are edible, while others are not. The poisonous ones often share characteristics with the edible ones. Eating the deadly mushrooms could result in liver failure.

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