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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.

9Dangerous foodTomatoes

Though the tomato fruit is safe to eat, the stems and leaves of tomatoes contain alkali poisons that can upset your stomach. Unripe green tomatoes have been said to have the same effect. You would have to consume a lot of leaves to put your life at risk, but there is no reason to chance it when there are plenty of safe dark leafy greens to eat.

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