9 Common Foods You Had No Idea Could Kill You

Cherry Seeds: Cherry pits contain amygdalin, which can release cyanide when metabolized. Consuming large amounts of cherry seeds or crushing them can be harmful.

Raw Honey: Raw honey can contain botulism spores, which can be dangerous for infants under one year old. It's recommended to avoid giving raw honey to infants.

Potato Sprouts and Green Potatoes: Potato sprouts and green potatoes contain solanine, a toxic compound that can cause nausea, vomiting.

Nutmeg: Consuming large amounts of nutmeg can cause hallucinations, nausea, and other symptoms due to its myristicin content.

Almonds: Bitter almonds contain amygdalin, similar to cherry seeds, and can release cyanide if consumed in large quantities. Sweet almonds are safe to eat.

Raw Cashews: Raw cashews contain urushiol, the same toxin found in poison ivy. They are steamed or roasted before being sold to remove the toxin.

Rhubarb Leaves: Rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid and anthraquinone glycosides, which can be toxic if ingested in large amounts.

Ackee Fruit: The ackee fruit contains hypoglycin A, which can cause vomiting, hypoglycemia, and even death if the fruit is not fully ripe or improperly prepared.

Fugu (Pufferfish): Fugu, a delicacy in Japan, can be lethal if not prepared correctly. It contains tetrodotoxin, a potent neurotoxin that can cause paralysis and respiratory failure.