Five foods that can be fatal

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Some foods are perfectly fine while eating normally but when you start eating stems, leaves or seeds of those foods it can be fatal i.e, can even kill you. Some of these foods are given below.

Elderberry

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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.

Cherries

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Their seeds actually contain a poison – hydrogen cyanide.

Peanuts

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——Photo by Getty Images

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.

Apricots

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While the fruit itself is fine, its pit contains poison that can be harmful if ingested. Luckily, the pits are too big for most people to eat them.

Tomatoes

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The stems and leaves of tomato plant contain glycoalkaloid, a poison that can cause some serious problems if your body is vulnerable.

—The article was originally published at List25