11 foods that are dangerous in large numbers

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Any medicine can become poison, and poison is medicine. And it is determined by the dosage. The same can be applied to conventional products, which are found in any kitchen.

Site find out what foods are dangerous and in what quantity it is better to use.


It looks like a myth, but really, if you are constantly eating carrots, comes carotenemia in which the skin becomes yellow-orange color. Fortunately, no severe harm to the body.

Apple seeds

In the pits of Apple, cherry, peach, plum, apricot and cherry contain prussic acid in different concentrations: more peaches, less in apples. Hydrocyanic acid is a poison, so it is dangerous to crack the bone and eat the kernel. If you just like to eat cherries whole, it can't hurt.

Brazil nuts

100 g contains about 2,000 % of the daily value of selenium. Undoubtedly, selenium is an important element that is involved in the metabolism of the body. Eating Brazil nuts, you will provide your body with selenium for a long time. But its overdose can cause hair loss, brittle nails, neurological problems and heart failure.


Large doses of caffeine primarily affects the heart, causing insomnia, nausea and headaches. But to feel even more serious negative effects of drinking coffee, you have to be a real fan and drink 4-5 cups a day for a long time.

Kombucha / Kombucha

This drink is best taken as a medicine in moderate doses and with breaks. It has to be drunk in diabetes, acidity of the stomach, fungal diseases and the number of violations. Some tea mushrooms contain toxic fungi and molds, their use in large quantity leads to serious consequences.


The first symptom of overeating carambola is a hiccup, then nausea, vomiting and weakness. In severe cases, disruptions in the nervous system and the kidneys. Small amounts of carambola is dangerous only to those who have kidney problems. In General, carambola is not recommended on an empty stomach and in large quantity.


Nutmeg is a spice, which is added to ginger cookies, or meat, but in limited quantities, and not only because the seasoning has a very strong taste. 1 tablespoon leads to loss of sense of reality, anxiety, fear, delusions of persecution, hallucinations and more serious consequences.

Red caviar

Caviar is harmful primarily due to improper storage and preservatives, which are used by unscrupulous manufacturers, — such, for example, is cheap methenamine (E239), which in the stomach is converted to formaldehyde, although it was banned back in 2010. Its use leads to poisoning, sometimes in severe forms. Also caviar, in addition to nutrients, contains a lot of salt, so it is better not to abuse.

Bitter almond

Bitter almond looks just as sweet, and differs from it only by a sharp taste. Sweet we often eat bitter also extremely dangerous in large quantities. It contains amygdalin, which in the stomach is split into hydrocyanic acid. The critical dose for children 10 pieces, for adults — 50 pieces per day.


Do not take appeals to drink as much water as possible too literally. Excess water dilutes the concentration of sodium and potassium in the blood. In severe cases, it leads to water intoxication. Most often it is seen in sportsmen, fans of fasting and diet without salt. Despite the fact that the norm is 2-3 litres of water a day, many people forget that it is not only in beverages.

Green potatoes

Green potatoes, especially sprouted, contains solanine, a natural pesticide which is toxic to humans even during heat treatment. Poisoning is fraught with vomiting, diarrhea and cardiac arrest. Fortunately, an adult is hard enough to get poisoned, you need to eat at least a pound. But the children they can not feed in any case.

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