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The Scottish resident from Ayrshire was rushed to hospital after eating a plateful of the festive vegetables.

It gives diners not so keen on sprouts another reason to pass on the unpopular vegetable when offered a helping on Christmas Day.

Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamin K, a chemical the body uses to promote blood clotting.

The man, who has not been named, suffered a heart failure after the sprouts interfered with his blood thinning medication.

Doctors at Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, were left stumped by his condition before learning of his above-average Brussels sprout intake.

Consultant cardiologist Dr Roy Gardner said:

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I told my wife that those things are bad for you.

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Could never happen to me --- after the first sprout, I throw up ! :D

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Could never happen to me --- after the first sprout, I throw up ! :D

I wish I could. I hate those things and my wife insists I need to eat more healthy. I'd rather die happy than healthy.

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who wants to eat little green farts? its like elf ****

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^ I always suspected elves ...

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Those BS are not an acquired taste. I used to stuff them in the base board heater as a kid. I got busted when it was discovered and was never given them again. (Y) I've not seen one in years. I hear people in Ohio love them. :p

On topic, so it was suicide by BS. lol

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I do love a Brussels Sprout, not quite as much as this fella apparently.

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My mum tried a new recipe with them today, based around chestnuts, onions and so on. Still vile!

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Love Brussel Sprouts.

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a) Brussel Sprouts are vile.

b) You'd think a person dies from massive flatulence long before the vitamin K overdose from sprouts sets in.

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I love Brussels sprouts :D I never got the fuss about it, they're not that far off broccoli or cauliflower taste-wise (imo).

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Those BS are not an acquired taste.

They are truly BS in very sense of the word.

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Love sprouts - have several bags in the freezer. No problem with a med contraindication here though.

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what a pansy

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