WARNING: Eating Durian can be deadly when washed down with milk,alcohol and a softdrink!

STAFF 10:10 PM

Durian is a fruit contain bad odor, but very good taste. That is why we can't judge the fruit by its smell.

An urban legend/myth about the exotic fruit durian has been making its rounds in the net. According to one source, a man in Thailand died after eating durian and washing it down with milk.

 Another story surfaced about another man from Thailand who died from excessive durian intake. Some articles even claim that eating durian and washed down with coffee, coke, and wine is lethal.

But is this a hoax, or is there any truth to these claims?A study by John Maninang and Hiroshi Gemma from the University of Tsukuba, Japan proved that this Asian folklore could be true.

The durian’s high sulphur content actually impairs alcohol breakdown because it turned off the activity of aldehyde dehydrogenase (an enzyme that clears toxic breakdown products) by up to 70%.

And according to Wikipedia, consuming durian with coffee can be deadly as well. Both coke and coffee contains caffeine and that may be the reason behind the deadly combination.

But many claimed that they have drank coke with durian and nothing happened. Same as wine and durian for some, but lived to prove the myth wrong. Its still up for you if you will believed about the claim.

source: viral 4 real

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