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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

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BRIEF: Could you give me some information about toxicity?

I am studing to be a nurse and desire to learn a bit more about the detrimental effects of vitamin and mineral toxicity. I would like to see actual animal and human deaths that are related to or caused by toxicity.


Vitamin D is used as a rat poison and iron-related deaths among children, although declining, are still a major health problem.