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10 Everyday Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill You

2. Lima Beans

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Who knew cyanide could be found in so many common foods? This poisonous substance can also be used in lima beans. Linamarin is found in raw lima beans, and when consumed, it decomposes into hydrogen cyanide. To extract the cyanide in lima beans, cook them thoroughly (uncovered) in a pot of boiling water, then drain.

Written by Aline Pilani

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