A Healthy Squeeze

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Every day, people chow down on food made from plants that carry dangerous poisons. In most cases, they need not be worried about this, as the mass production of vegetables and fruits ensures that they are usually safe. However, in rare cases, people accidentally die by unwittingly eating the wrong part of a plant that contains poisons. To ensure that our readers are well informed, A Healthy Squeeze has put together a list of the most common foods that contain poisons.

Castor Beans

Many people think that they do not eat castor beans, but they do. They are used as ingredients in castor oil, chocolate, and other processed candies. The most dangerous thing about castor beans is that they contain ricin, a deadly poison. In fact, it is so deadly that assassins used it during the cold war. As little as 0.2 milligrams is enough to kill a person within…

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