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The Nutty, Yet Irritating Family (Cashews, Pistachios and Mangoes)


At a young age I discovered that I am allergic to Pistachios. As a young adult training to be a Peace Corps Volunteer, I discovered that I am very allergic to Mangoes. What is the connection? They are both plants in the Plant Family: Anacardiaceae. Interestingly enough so is the Cashew, yet I very rarely …

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