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Cassava

Cassava is a food staple in the Caribbean and Central America and the basis of tapioca. The root vegetable contains a high concentration of linamarin, and when consumed raw, the linamarin can decompose into cyanide as it's digested in the human body.

Where to Try it Safely Prepared: Bazul Restaurant in Tela, Honduras, offers casaba (cassava bread) at the beginning of meals.

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