We all know the obvious things that can be detrimental to our health and well-being. But what about these seemingly harmless foods and activities that can be inadvertently toxic and deadly. ASAP Science released a video to inform us of what and the dosage consumed by us will cause us to sleep forever. Moderation is key. Be mindful, be careful.
Alcohol is your beverage of choice? 13 consecutive shots can be lethal. This isn’t the hardest thing to do so be careful!
70 cups of coffee for a 70kg person can cause heart palpitations and cardiac arrest. Even if you’re doing a PhD, this amount of caffeine would be hard to consume. Try to do your work everyday rather than cramming a months worth of work into four days and potentially kill yourself via an overdose of No-Doz.
We all know the standard 2 Litres of water a day rule. However, drinking 6 Litres will cause water intoxication leading to headaches, seizures, comas and even death from the swelling of our brains. On the other hand, not drinking enough water will lead to Hypernatremia. 48 teaspoons of your favourite seasoning will also lead to seizures, comas and death. Again, moderation is key.
Simply holding your head under water can also lead to brain injury and death. However, some free divers are known to hold their breath for 20 minutes.
I’ve been putting my life in jeopardy all this time. Biting into one or cherry pits can release enough cyanide to kill you. It causes your cells to be unable to use Oxygen.
Too much chocolate could kill you… 85 bars.
Being too tall will burden your circulatory system and every inch over 5 feet takes 1.3 years off your life! Now, life expectancy is also dependent on height?