Which Foods Are Actually Nuts?
You'd think the word "nut" would mean...nut. But that's not always the case.
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Key Facts In This Video
According to botany, the basic definition of a true nut is a shelled pod containing a single, edible kernel. 00:24
The cashew "nut" is actually a seed that grow atop the cashew apple. 01:00
The peanut is not a nut—it is technically a legume. 01:34
Peanut Allergies Are Getting A Little Nuts
They've doubled in prevalence in the last 10 years in western countries.