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10 Everyday Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You

6. Rhubarb

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Rhubarb makes a fantastic pie filling, particularly in the summer, but be careful not to include its leaves by mistake. Oxalic acid, found in rhubarb, is a factor that causes kidney stones. Since it takes 11 pounds of rhubarb leaves to cause poisoning and death, it could be a long time until it has a serious impact on someone’s health. So, while you’re cooking, keep rhubarb stalks in mind.

Written by Aline Pilani

Hey, I’m Aline Pilani. I am a certified personal trainer and nutritionist. I have spent the last 10 years of my life helping people losing weight, increase their health and confidence, and I truly want to do the same for you.