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How to get food poisoning, page 1 of 5

By Dr.Clay Appleberry

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How can you get food poisoning? Food poisoning is a lot more common than most us realize, because most of us incorrectly attribute it to the "flu". However, food poisoning is serious, because if you get food poisoning, you can DIE!


How can you get food poisoning? One example is alcohol poisoning. The issue is, if you drink too much alcohol, or if you drink it too quickly, you can DIE!

Example: In England, a young banker drank himself to death. Why? Because, inspired by the movie — American Pie 5, The Naked Mile — he took part in a drinking competition known as the "Last man standing".

How did he get alcohol poisoning? In less than 45 minutes he drank one bottle of whisky, as well as half bottles of tequilla and gin. He told his friend he couldn't drink any more, so he was was carried to bed, and found dead a few hours later. (1)

Apple seeds

How can you get food poisoning? You can get food poisoning, if you eat apple seeds, because apple seeds are poisonous.

Example: One guy died of cyanide poisoning after he ate a teacup of apple seeds. Yes, you can get food poisoning, if you eat apple seeds. However, you need to eat thousands of apple seeds, before they're fatal.

Why so many apple seeds? Because, assuming the lethal dose of hydrogen cyanide is 300 ppm, then you need to eat between 5,000 and 7,000 apple seeds, in order to generate approximatley 50 mg hydrogen cyanide.

Apricot kernels

How can you get food poisoning? You can get food poisoning, if you eat apricot kernels. Why? Because they're poisonous.

How can you get food poisoning? It's usually children who get food poisoning. Apricot kernel poisoning occurs mainly in children, mainly because, in order to get food poisoning, the child needs to eat only 20 apricot kernels.

How can you get food poisoning? If you are an adult, you can also get food poisoning, if you eat 40 apricot kernels. If you keep eating, 50 to 70 apricot kernels are usually fatal.

So, how can you get food poisoning? By eating apricot kernels. Why? Because apricot kernels contain cyanogenetic glycosides, which, on ingestion, and through an enzymatic reaction, release hydrogen cyanide gas, which is a well-known poison.

Why do you have to eat so many kernels? Because the amount of amygdalin, the most important cyanogenetic glycoside, is only about 8 percent of the kernels. ...More >>

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