Poison in Almonds

Poison in Almonds

Almonds are actually seeds. Almonds are known for proteins and almond milk, sweets etc. Generally almonds are used in bakery and for other cooking purposes including sweets.

Almond milk is replacing regular milk and popular with vegans.

Did you know almonds are processed seeds of bitter almonds? If it is not processed it can be poisonous.

It contains cyanogenic acids similar to apple and consuming bitter almond can be deadly. Before entering market, bitter almonds must be processed to remove poison.

Heating process removes poison from bitter almonds. In US it is illegal to sell 100% bitter almonds.

Almonds sold in US are now heat treated to remove poison.


Published by: HealthyLife | Posted on: July 25, 2018

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