Humans are among the animals on this planet with the capability of dismissing our survival instinct. We jump out of perfectly good planes something which still sets off alarms in the most veteran skydivers and we push ourselves to the edge of death and rear with physical demands on our bodies that oppose reason actions like ultra-marathons from the desert, living in micro groves and setting the world record for breathing.
Nevertheless as contradictory as it seems, analyzing these limits is likely what makes us feel that most human or most adapted to nature and our potential especially when it comes to soaring above the heavens, jumping eight feet in the air and eating the most eccentric, even harmful, dishes put in front of us around the dinner table.
What are a few of the deadliest foods the world has ever seen?
Poisonous or detrimental by design, not accident, and something which has us questioning our sanity once we choose to have a bite?
- Fruit Seeds
Like apples, cherry pits have a sort of hydrogen cyanide known as prussic acid. Do not go eating apricot and peach pits for that matter, or a cup of soil pits.
It is going to take 11 pounds of leaves to be deadly, but much less to make you ill.
Nutmeg is a hallucinogenic. Yes, you can trip on it, but it is said that eating only 0.2 ounces of nutmeg could result in convulsions, and 0.3 ounces could result in seizures.
Eating one whole will supposedly result in a sort of “nutmeg psychosis,” which contains a feeling of impending doom.
If it is left too long, particularly in the 19, it can develop in the potato.
Eating alkaloids will result in confused headaches, diarrhea, cramping, or even coma and death. It is said that only 3 to 6 mg per kilogram of body weight could be deadly.
Potatoes with a greenish tinge.
There are two variants of almonds, sweet almonds, and bitter almonds.
The bitter ones allegedly contain large quantities of hydrogen cyanide. It is said that eating only 7 - 10 raw bitter almonds can cause difficulties for adults and might be deadly for children.