What food has the most radiation?
Top 10: Which are the most radioactive foods?
- Brazil nuts. Advertisement. pCi* per kg: 12,000.
- Butter beans. pCi per kg: 4,600. pCi per serving: 460.
- Bananas. pCi per kg: 3,500. pCi per serving: 420.
- Potatoes. pCi per kg: 3,400. pCi per serving: 850.
- Carrots. pCi per kg: 3,400. pCi per serving: 255.
- Red meat. pCi per kg: 3,000.
- Avocados. pCi per kg: 2,500.
- Beer. pCi per kg: 390.
Why shouldnt you eat bananas?
Bananas are a healthy addition to almost any diet, but too much of any single food — including bananas — could do more harm than good. Bananas are not typically considered a high-calorie food. However, if your banana habit is causing you to eat more calories than your body needs, it could lead to unhealthy weight gain.
Can bananas give you radiation poisoning?
No one ever developed radiation sickness from eating bananas. Yes, bananas are radioactive, but so are you. Yes, you will certainly die from radiation poisoning if you are able to eat 10,000,000 bananas at once. You may also witness chronic symptoms if you eat 274 bananas a day for seven years.
Do bananas have more radiation than phones?
According to it, you get more radiation from a banana (0.1 micro sieverts) than from talking on a cell phone (0 micro sieverts). In fact, you get more radiation from sleeping next to someone (0.05 micro sieverts) than from talking on a cell phone.
How much radiation is in a phone?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) — which regulates cell phones, among other things, in the United States — has set radiation standards for cell phones at 1.6 watts per kilogram averaged over 1 gram of tissue.
Do humans emit gamma rays?
How much radiation is emitted from a human being? All of us have a number of naturally occurring radionuclides within our bodies. The major one that produces penetrating gamma radiation that can escape from the body is a radioactive isotope of potassium, called potassium-40.