Arsenic in Apple Seeds?

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Apple seeds do not contain arsenic. They however have mall quantities of cyanide in them. The cyanide found in apple seeds is not harmful to humans unless eaten in large quantities.
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Apple seeds do not contain arsenic, but they do contain cyanide. It is a very
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Apples have an indeterminate amount of seeds. Not all ovules are fertilised and so not all of them form into seeds. The number of seeds is also determined by the variety of apple.
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If the seeds get eaten, then the plant cannot reproduce easily. So it makes sense for apple seeds to contain toxins to dispel predators, therefore increasing chance of reproduction.
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Compounds containing cyanide can be found in some fruit pit kernels and some other foods as well. Even cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower contain cyanide compounds, but not enough
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