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The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

Kateryna YagovychFood
You should not eat these potatoes. Source: southernliving.com

If you need to quickly prepare lunch or dinner for the whole family, potatoes immediately come to mind. They are always in the kitchen, and you can fry, boil, or mash them - everything is as simple as possible. But there are also potatoes that you should never eat.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you which potatoes are the most harmful. The vegetable should be examined very carefully.

The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

Sprouted potatoes are the most dangerous to eat. The fact is that such potatoes contain a lot of poisonous solanine, which has a detrimental effect on the human body.

Green sprouted potatoes are especially harmful and should be thrown away immediately.

The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

Why sprouts appear on potatoes

Sprouted potatoes are a fairly common phenomenon. This happens due to improper storage. The emergence of sprouts is facilitated by:

  • excessive moisture;
  • hot room temperature.
The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

Where solanine accumulates the most

Even if there are no sprouts yet, but the potatoes have a lot of black spots and the skin is very rough, solanine may still be present, although not in large quantities. Therefore, peel the potatoes thoroughly, and do not be afraid to cut off more skin.

The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

What products neutralize the solanine:

  • sour cream
  • garlic
  • cabbage
  • beetroots
  • spices
  • herbs
The most harmful potatoes have been named: never eat them

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