10 Everyday Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You

5. Cherries

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Something lurks within cherries that may seem harmless, but has the potential to cause serious harm. Even if most people swallow or spit them out, crushing them unwittingly releases cyanogenic compounds, which our bodies convert to cyanide. There’s no need to be concerned if cherry pits are swallowed whole because they’re just toxic when crushed or split.

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.