Your Vegetables Are Trying To Kill You

Josh Welch

A bowl of brussels sproutsPlants make up the food source for most of Earth's inhabitants, even the meat eaters. 

Humans love plants so much we have created recipes that include vegetables from around the world. 

The flavors that we love so much are actually different chemicals that the plant is using to defend itself from predators. 

This fascinating video by the It's Okay To Be Smart YouTube channel has all the interesting details about this tasty defense mechanism. 

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