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Green Potatoes are Very Dangerous

Green Potatoes are Very Dangerous   

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It causes nausea, diarrhea, headache, vomiting…

Studies have shown that green potatoes contain large amounts of solanine, a toxic chemical that can cause diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, headache and many other inconveniences, if consumed by mistake, writes naturalcuresandhomeremedies.com.

The high amount of chlorophyll is the main reason for green potatoes, and chlorophyll is basically harmless to health.

But, the amount of green potato is a signal that the amount of solanine, which is produced at the same time as chlorophyll, increased.

Alexander Pavlišta, a professor at the University of Nebraska, explained that a man who weighs 50 pounds, after only 15.8 oz (450 grams) of green potatoes could feel nausea.

He also believes that green potatoes had to be withdrawn from sale.

- Potatoes should be stored in a dark and cool place to prevent the formation of solanine. Green areas to potatoes should be removed before consumption, added Professor Pavlišta.