A female asked:
is it bad to eat a whole apple? i often eat almost the whole thing. are the seeds poisonous?
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Simple answer: NO!
Answered on Jul 12, 2015
Dr. Martin Fried answered
35 years experience General Practice
Cyanide: their pips (seeds) contain amygdalin, a cyanide and sugar compound that degrades into hydrogen cyanide (HCN) when metabolized. Its best not to eat the seeds since they get metabolized to hydrogen cyanide.
Answered on Jun 7, 2017
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