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Is it bad to eat a whole apple? I often eat almost the whole thing. Are the seeds poisonous?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
There are not too many,if at all, Apple seeds. I have not been troubled by Apple seeds over many years. Michael
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Simple answer

NO!

In brief: Simple answer

NO!
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