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An Apple a day gives a daily dose of cyanide – how many apples does it take to die from cyanide poisoning?

Apple seeds contain amygdalin, a substance that releases cyanide into the blood stream when chewed and digested.The amygdalin is accessible only if the seeds have been crushed or chewed; a whole unbroken seed will pass right through. Britannica also says: …the average adult would need to eat anywhere from 150 to several thousand crushed seeds […]