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3 Vegetables That Cause Harm To Our Health When Consumed Raw.

1. Potatoes

According to Healthline and other reliable health bodies, consumption of potatoes, Eggplants and Cauliflower is harmful. Many people have the habit of consuming raw potatoes without knowing the negative effects it can cause on our health. Raw Potatoes contain Solanine which when consumed raw may lead to gastrointestinal problems like bloating. Never consume such potatoes as it may lead to food poisoning.

The best way to consume the vegetable is either to cook, fry and any other means that will not be raw.

2. Eggplant

Another vegetable which has a lot of negative effects when consumed raw is Eggplant. It also contain Solanine, the compound which makes potatoes unsafe. Young eggplants or the ones which were harvested early contain large quantities of this compound. Eating eggplant raw can lead to gastrointestinal problems and solanine poisoning. It is advisable to eat a processed form of the fruit.

3. Cauliflower

The cruciferous vegetable is of high benefits which naturally contains high amount of fiber and B-vitamins. It provides antioxidants which also has a lot of health benefits.

Upon its health importance, it is not good to consume it raw. Some people that consume it raw alwaysexperience gas and bloating. The sugar it contains become easier to digest once cooked.

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