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Nightshades Series 5 of 5: The Problem with Potatoes

Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum). They seem so harmless, right? Well, far from it! This article will be all about potatoes, mainly about their glycoalkaloids and the toxicity that has been demonstrated in human history, across multiple animal species and via multiple potential mechanisms. Sound familiar? Potatoes just may be the most dangerous food that westerners eat on a very regular basis. How is […]

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