Are apple seeds toxic? (5/6)

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As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), oral doses of 1–2 mg/kg of cyanide for a 70 kg man can be fatal. However, the amount of amygdalin found in apple seeds (one apple) is very less to match this number. It would take the seeds of around 200 apples to produce this amount of toxin in the body.

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