Common Foods You Had No Idea Could Kill You

1. Nutmeg

In uncommon cases, it can be fatal. It is recommended that only a tiny quantity be used.


The symptoms of myristicin poisoning include headaches, nausea, vertigo, and hallucinations when myristicin is consumed in excessive quantities.

2. Farmed salmon

There is considerable debate over whether or not domesticated salmon is unhealthy. 

Farmed salmon

The flesh tends to be greasier than that of salmon captured in the wild, and it has also been found to contain potentially harmful toxins.

3. Chilies

When it comes to chili heat, everyone has a distinct tolerance level. 


However, chili peppers can cause additional problems besides a searing sensation. 

4. Sushi

Unless you have an allergy, eating sushi, poke, or ceviche rarely causes health problems.


However, the pervasive popularity of raw fish dishes has coincided with an increase in worm-related illness reports.

5. Oysters

Oysters are typically served raw, freshly shucked, on the half shell, with a generous sprinkling of lemon juice.


In the United States, approximately 80,000 individuals contract vibriosis each year, and 100 die as a result.

6. Peanuts

Peanut allergies are among the most prevalent in the world, affecting one in 200 individuals in some populations. 

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