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11 Common Foods That Can Turn Toxic During Cooking

It can be easy to take for granted that foods we’re accustomed to cooking with (especially healthy ones) are safe, but it turns out that’s not always true. While most of these foods won’t make you keel over within minutes of ingestion, they could make you feel sick temporarily or the negative effects can build up in your system over time like a cancer — quite literally in some cases, actually.

The good news is that you don’t necessarily need to flip out if you’ve cooked with and eaten these foods. The bad news is that some of them are really, really tasty — but for your health’s sake, now that you know their toxic potential, you should limit your intake.

I know what you’re thinking. “Prithee tell, what are these dastardly delights?” Ahead, click through the 11 you should know about.

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