Be sure to peel and cook cassava

October 21, 2020

Fun fact! All parts of the cassava plant contain cyanogenic glucosides, which are toxic. Boiling the leaves, as well as peeling and boiling the cassava root renders it safe to eat.

All parts of the cassava plant contain cyanogenic glucosides, which are toxic. Boiling the leaves, as well as peeling and boiling the cassava root renders it safe to eat.

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