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Don't eat sprouted potatoes

Sprouted potatoes cannot be eaten because they contain a toxin called solanine, which is an alkaloid, which is harmful to the human body. If you eat sprouted potatoes, you will have a poisoning reaction, showing dizziness, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and other poisoning symptoms. If you eat a large amount of it, you can cause respiratory muscle paralysis, coughing, wheezing, breathing difficulties, etc., and ventilator paralysis is serious or even life-threatening. . Even if the sprouting part and the green part are removed and then eaten, it is not possible to do so. In fact, the potato itself already contains this toxin. Once the potato germinates, the nutrients in it will also be lost. It is recommended to eat fresh potatoes. Fresh potatoes contain many nutrients. Among them, the content of protein is high, and its quality is higher than that of other crops, and it is easy to digest and absorb.