Monday, October 12, 2015

Are Green Potatoes Harmful?





Before the potato is cut there is a slight green tint to it. After I cut the
potato, the green of the skin is quite noticeable.

I've heard that you shouldn't eat green potatoes, but I never thought that
much about it. I decided to research what I figured was some sort of myth.
I found a lot of information that supported the fact that green potatoes are
harmful to human health. On livestrong.com, I read that exposure to too
much sunlight causes the skin of the potato to turn green. The green part
of the potato is considered toxic because it contains a chemical called
solanine, and it could cause you to become sick.

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