I like these almond granola bars. Should I be worried about cyanide poisoning if I eat two of these a day?
By - hellothere_696969
Not at all. You are safe to eat handfuls of almonds every day.
Sweet almonds, which is all you should ever see sold as food only contain trace amounts of cyanide. Bitter almonds contain 42 times as much, which is why they are not sold as food.
So there’s actually two kinds of almonds, sweet almonds, and bitter almonds.
Cyanide is only found in bitter almonds, and bitter almonds aren’t used in foodstuffs because they’re mildly poisonous.
So no, you shouldn’t worry about cyanide poisoning.