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10 Deadly everyday foods

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Dangerous food

Though we assume the foods we buy at the supermarket and order at restaurants are safe to eat, is warning hungry consumers to beware of certain foods – some seemingly benign – that could send you to the hospital or worse! Here are 10 of the deadliest everyday foods.

7Dangerous foodAlmonds

Almonds get a lot of credit when it comes to heart health, but can they also be fatal to some people? It's possible, depending on the type of almond you eat. There are two variations of almonds: sweet almonds and bitter almonds. The bitter ones supposedly contain relatively large amounts of hydrogen cyanide, which can be poisonous to adults who eat just seven to ten of these nuts (and possibly fatal to children).

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