10 scariest foods in the world

1. Would you eat the World’s scariest foods?

Would you eat the World's scariest foods?

One of the best ways of exploring culture is through food.Around the world, people eat live octopus, tuna and monkey brain but some of the most popular delicacies can also prove dangerous to human health as they can cause nausea, vomiting, impaired vision, depression, severe psychological problems and diarrhea. Casu Marzu is a traditional Sardinian delicacy made of sheep’s milk cheese that contains live insect larvae. The insect helps in fermenting the cheese and can cause severe pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It has been banned. Considered as a delicacy in China, eating monkey brains is not only weird but is also hazardous to your health. It can cause Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a neurodegenerative disorder similar to Mad Cow disease and results in progressive dementia, impaired vision, depression, and eventually death

2. ​Tuna Eyeballs

Tuna eyeballs are a popular delicacy in Japan. While they are said to be rich in omega 3 fatty acids, they make for quite a gory sight!

3. Pufferfish

The pufferfish is also called “fugu” in Japan and is so poisonous that it can kill someone. The transparent fish tastes mild and clean but considering it is one of the most dangerous foods in the world, we say stick with tuna or salmon.

4. ​Katsu ika odori-don

Katsu ika odori-don is a Japanese dish which has rice or noodles topped with live squid. It swims and struggles in the sauce as its muscles react with the salt. It can cause choking hazard.

5. ​Fried spider​

Fried spider is a Cambodian delicacy. It s crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside. They are usually served with a pinch of herbs on a bed of noodles or rice. If you are scared of spiders, eat them!

6. Escamoles

Escamoles are the eggs of giant black ant and it is sometimes even referred to as “insect caviar”. In Mexico its is often served inside a taco with guacamole, as has a buttery and nutty taste.

7. Casu Marzu

Casu Marzu is a traditional Sardinian delicacy made of sheep’s milk cheese and contains live insect larvae. The insect helps in fermenting the cheese and can cause severe pain, nausea, vomitting and diarrhea. It has been declared banned.

8. Tuna

According to research, eating tuna is hazardous to your health as they accumulate toxic mercury in their flesh because of pollution. Mercury can harm the nervous system , cause cognitive impairment and can lead to severe psychological problems.

9. Sannakji

It is a Korean delicacy made up of live baby octopus and is seasoned with sesame oil and seasoned seeds. However, the suction caps are still active in these creatures and can cause a serious choking hazard.

10. Monkey brain

Considered as a delicacy in China, eating monkey brains is not only weird food but it is also hazardous to your health. It can cause Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease a neurodegenerative disorder similar to Mad Cow disease and results in progressive dementia, impaired vision, depression, and eventually death.

11. Balut

Balut are fertilized embryo of a duck with slimy, yellow and grey texture. It is boiled alive which is eaten in the shell and the bones give it a crunchy texture. It is mostly eaten in Southeast Asia with a glass of chilled beer. It can cause choking hazard.