List questionsCategory: Smoothies and ShakesCyanide in apple seeds
Anonymous asked 3 years ago

I have been told that apple seed contain small amounts of the chemical Cyanide and that I should not put these seeds in my Smoothie. What about the other seeds and nuts?

1 Answers
Dr. Edward Layne Staff answered 3 years ago

Dear Cautious, you are correct. Apple seeds can contain traces of Cyanide and you should remove all seeds from apples before using them in your Smoothie. I am not aware of Cyanide in any of the other commonly used seeds but I would be happy to get more information and suggestions from our website users.