Veggies: Armed with Defense Chemicals! (Are They Bad For You?)

A young man is shopping for veggies at the grocery store

Vegetables such as plants can’t protect themselves from being eaten, so by developing a defense mechanism by producing toxins, they prevent being eaten completely. While small insects and pests ward away as a result of these toxins, humans can still eat them but in moderate quantities. One needs to know how to prepare such plants … Read more

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