Potatoes are widely used as a main ingredient in many cuisines. But you know green potatoes? They are green due to the high amount of chlorophyll.But sorry to disappoint you, that green potatoes are very dangerous to your health.
Scientific research is pointing that green potatoes contain high amounts of solanine, a poisonous chemical that can lead to diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, headaches and many other diseases, if eaten by mistake.
The high amount of chlorophyll is the main cause for the green color of the green potato, and chlorophyll is basically harmless to health. But it is more like a sign that the amount of solanine, which occurs while chlorophyll, has also raised.
Pavlista Alexander, professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, said -. A 100-pound man would have to consume approximately 16 ounces of green potato feelsick
also added that the green potatoes never were sent to market for sale. It is always suggested that potatoes should be stored in the dim light and cool places to avoid the production of solanine, and to remove the green areas before consumption.
If the tastesbitter green potato, throw them away and not consumed. This green diet has proven to be harmful so just stay away from it.