Are Avocado Pits Poisonous?

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Avocado pits are not poisonous to humans. The pits are often used to produce avocado oil and are blended and eaten by some raw food enthusiasts. However, avocado pits are poisonous to a large number of animals, including dogs and cats.
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1. Place the avocado on the cutting board. 2. Slice the avocado in half, being careful not to cut the pit. Scoring the pit can break small pieces off that may end up in your recipe.
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Avocadoes are high in fat content and can trigger an upset stomach, vomiting or even pancreatitis. Avocado contains a toxic element called persin, which can damage heart, lung and
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Cut the avocado in half lengthwise down to the pit all the way around. Twist the two halves and pull apart. Stick a knife into the pit and twist-pull it out.
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No. The inside of an avocado pit is much like water chestnut in look and
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