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Is Eating Minnows Dangerous
Depending on which: tuna species it is - there can be variable amounts of mercury. ...Read more
Hi. I was just eating an apple and I may or may not have eaten one apple seed. Should I be okay? I know seeds can be dangerous. Thanks!
Should be OK. : There's no harm to having eaten one seed from an apple. Don't worry. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer