Potatoes are one of the most versatile foods and you are most certainly familiar with them, but you probably haven’t heard about green potatoes.

These potatoes contain high levels of chlorophyll, which gives them the green color and they are very harmful for your body.


Namely, green potatoes contain high levels of solanine, a toxic chemical that can lead to vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, headaches and many other health problems.

Even though the green color indicates high levels of chlorophyll, which is completely harmless, it also indicates high levels of solanine, which is produced in the same time as chlorophyll.

According to scientists, green potatoes should not be sold. Meanwhile, regular potatoes must be stored in a dark and cool place to prevent the production of solanine. The green parts of a potato must be removed before cooking, since only 450 grams of green potatoes or green parts of potato can cause nausea in a 50-kilogram person.

This is why you should throw away green potatoes and protect your health and the health of your family members.