Germinated potatoes are poisonous and cannot be eaten! Why sprouted sweet potatoes, garlic can eat?

2019-07-09 17:21:39


Potatoes are a kind of food that we often use in our daily lives. Regularly eating some potatoes is very good for our health. There are many ways to cook potatoes, such as frying, steaming, or eating potatoes to eat meat. Not only is the nutrition very rich, it is very good for your health.

 Germinated Potato

Why can't the potatoes be eaten when they sprout?

The weather is very hot now, and it will cause the potatoes to start to sprout. After the buds grow on the potatoes, they cannot be eaten. This is mainly due to the fact that potatoes contain a very strong toxic substance, which is solanine. This substance is taken more and it will easily affect our health.

It may cause vomiting and diarrhea. The serious situation is that it may lead us to death. In general, the content of solanine on potatoes is mainly caused by the growth of the buds. If we say that if we peel after eating, the toxin will be removed by 30% to 80%. If there is no bud on the potatoes, it will not affect the health of the body.

How should we judge whether the content of solanine will increase? In fact, it is mainly possible to feel bitterness when eating potatoes. If you feel a bitter taste when eating potatoes, it is likely that the content of solanine in potatoes is relatively high. We should pay attention to the fact that the toxin content in the potatoes is already very high and we can’t eat any more.

Fresh Potato

Germinated potatoes are poisonous and cannot be eaten! Why sprouted sweet potatoes, garlic can eat?

In our daily life, we all know that sprouted potatoes can't be eaten. Can the sprouted sweet potato be eaten? The answer is yes, the sweet potato after germination can be eaten. Many people will think that sprouted sweet potatoes and potatoes are the same kind of food. In fact, it is not the case that potatoes belong to the family Solanaceae, and sweet potatoes belong to the sweet potato food.

After the sweet potato is germinated, it will not produce toxins. The buds that are sent out are actually the sweet potato leaves that we often eat. Many sweet potato leaves like to eat, have very high nutrients, protein content, vitamins, and antioxidants are very rich, so, after the sweet potato sprouts, the sweet potato leaves can be used for consumption. It will not cause damage to your health.

Although sweet potato buds can be eaten, it is not recommended to eat germinated sweet potatoes. The sweet potato that has sprouted is easily infected by bacteria, which may cause substances similar to the sweet potato ketone. It is easy to affect the health of the body. Therefore, the sweet potato that has been budded is not recommended to eat.

Sweet Potato

Can the sprouted garlic be eaten?

If the sprouted potatoes and sweet potatoes can't be eaten, Can the garlic that has sprouted still eat? For garlic, buds can be eaten, and garlic shoots are garlic sprout. The nutrients of garlic sprout are very rich, and they are rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, and carotene. Therefore, the sprouted garlic can be eaten. You can also eat more and it will not affect your body.


When the food sprouts, the impact on the body can be large or small. It is like bean sprouts, which is sprouted soybeans. It is crisp and refreshing to eat, which is good for your health. However, if something is germinated, we are not sure if we can eat it, we still need to throw it away to avoid affecting the body.


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