10 Foods that Can Kill You

10-Taro   Foods Can Kill You

Foods that Can Kill You 10: Taro

Likely first found in southeast Asia, the thick stems leave and leaf stems of this plant, are often used and eaten as vegetables, the Tarot is a root crop with light purple stems that are cooked in various ways, and can be used both in main meals and in dessert, however when wrong you should stay far away from this plant. Why well it contains a toxic chemical compound called calcium oxalate, which when consumed can lead to kidney stones and in extreme cases death. So, if you want to be safe, roast, broil, or bake it, but if you want to be even more prudent about it try adding a bit of baking soda or drinking a glass of milk when you’ve got a terrible craving to satisfy.