Food The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World

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Women Fitness presents before its readers an informative resource to create the awareness and know about the most dangerous fruits and vegetables in the world. Sometimes out of curiosity or ignorance we consume these fruits and vegetables, it shall make you aware about their toxicity, poisioness.
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Cassava


Cassava is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Cassava is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the world. Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. It is one of the most drought-tolerant crops, capable of growing on marginal soils. Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cassava. Check out at: http://www.womenfitness.net/cassava_dangerousFruits.htm

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Datura


Datura is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Datura is a genus of 9 species of vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are known as angel's trumpets, sometimes sharing that name with the closely related genus Brugmansia, and commonly as daturas. Check out at:http://www.womenfitness.net/datura_dangerousFruits.htm
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Yew Berries


Yew Berries is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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All species of yew contain highly poisonous alkaloids known as taxanes, with some variation in the exact formula of the alkaloid between the species. All parts of the tree except the arils contain the alkaloid. Check out at: http://www.womenfitness.net/yewBerries_dangerousFruits.htm
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Rhubarb


Rhubarb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Rhubarb is usually considered to be a vegetable; however, in the United States, a New York court decided in 1947 that since it was used in the United States as a fruit, it was to be counted as a fruit for the purposes of regulations and duties. Check out at: http://www.womenfitness.net/rhubarb_dangerousFruits.htm

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Calabar Bean


Calabar Bean is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Calabar bean is the seed of a leguminous plant, Physostigma venenosum, a native of tropical Africa, poisonous to humans. It derives the first part of its scientific name from a curious beak-like appendage at the end of the stigma, in the centre of the flower; this appendage, though solid, was supposed to be hollow. Check out at:http://www.womenfitness.net/calabarBean_dangerousFruits.htm
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Ackee


Ackee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Ackee and saltfish is a traditional Jamaican dish, known as Jamaica's national dish. It spread to other countries with the Jamaican diaspora. Check out at:http://www.womenfitness.net/ackee_dangerousFruits.htm see more on Ackee
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Lima Beans


Lima Beans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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Lima beans is sometimes called "butter beans" because of their starchy yet buttery texture, lima beans have a delicate flavor that complements a wide variety of dishes. Although fresh lima beans are often difficult to find, they are worth looking for in the summer and fall when they are in season. Dried and canned lima beans are available throughout the year.Check out at:http://www.womenfitness.net/limaBeans_dangerousFruits.htm

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Naga Bhut Jolokia


Naga Bhut Jolokia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 10 Most Dangerous Fruits and Vegetables in the World
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The Ghost Pepper (Bhut Jolokia), also known as Bhut Jolokia, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chilli, and ghost chilli. The Bhut Jolokia is an interspecific hybrid cultivated in the Indian states of Nagaland and Assam. It grows in the Indian states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. Check out at:http://www.womenfitness.net/nagaBhut_dangerousFruits.htm