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Is eating minnows dangerous?

Is eating minnows dangerous?

Minnows: Eating minnows is very dangerous for the minnows. As long as the minnows come from clean, unpolluted water, you should be fine eating them. But why would you want to eat minnows? ...Read more

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Is eating lots of packaged tuna dangerous? Please advise!

Depending on which: tuna species it is - there can be variable amounts of mercury. ...Read more

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I am constantly eating spoonful's of flour. Is this dangerous for my health?

I am constantly eating spoonful's of flour. Is this dangerous for my health?

Probably not: Flour eating is benign but an odd way to get nutrition. However it is sometimes associate with low iron levels. You might get some iron supplements at your pharmacy and see if that lowers your desire for flour eating. ...Read more

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Accidentally ate a really mouldy cinnamon roll (white mould)! Dangerous? If I was to get sick, how long would it take from eating the mould?

Accidentally ate a really mouldy cinnamon roll (white mould)! Dangerous? If I was to get sick, how long would it take from eating the mould?

Possible: The danger is small, but real, as a small number of mould species produce toxins called mycotoxins (fungal toxins). Even if present, unless conditions were just right, no toxins may have been formed. Most cases recognized have occurred by ingestion of foods made from contaminated grains. So, it is unlikely that you will have any ill effects, impossible to say when. ...Read more

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I have started eating fuller's earth and can't stop myself from eating it. Is it dangerous? I read many articles saying that eating clay is good.

I have started eating fuller's earth and can't stop myself from eating it. Is it dangerous? I read many articles saying that eating clay is good.

See doctor: Pica, eating items other than food, can be linked to other medical conditions. For example, people with iron deficiency anemia often find that their non food cravings go away once they have normal blood levels of iron. A person with pica should be seen by their doctor and tested for related conditions. ...Read more

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Help please! is eating coal dangerous?

Help please! is eating coal dangerous?

Not really.: But why? Just avoid big chunks. It will not be digested. That could cause many issues! also, no nutrition. ...Read more