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Types of Nuts List

Almond​
Almond​

Almonds can be processed into a milk substitute called almond milk; the nut's soft texture, mild flavor, and light coloring (when skinned) make for an efficient analog to dairy, and a soy-free choice for lactose intolerant people and vegans.

Cashew​
Cashew​

Although it's a true nut, rather than a legume, the cashew does grow in a rather unusual fashion. The tree grows a substantial crop of large, pear-shaped fruit known as cashew apples, and the nut itself grows from the bottom of the fruit in a cashew-shaped husk. The fruit is tasty and nutritious, and the tree is often grown for it alone.

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Hazelnut​
Hazelnut​

The hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana. It also is known as cobnut or filbert nut according to species.

Macadamia​
Macadamia​

Macadamia Academia Botanical name: Macadamia integrifolia. When you think of macadamia nuts, Hawaii might come to mind, but this nut is actually native to the continent Down Under, which explains why the fruit is also known as the Australian or Queensland Nut.

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Peanut​
Peanut​

Using this criterion, the peanut is not a true nut, but rather a legume. However, for culinary purposes and in common English language usage, ...

Pine nut​
Pine nut​

Pine nut coffee, known as piñón (Spanish for pine nut), is a specialty found in the southwest United States, especially New Mexico, and is typically a dark roast coffee having a deep, nutty flavor; roasted and lightly salted pine nuts can often be found sold on the side of the road in cities across New Mexico to be used for this purpose, as well as a snack.

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Pistachio​
Pistachio​

Health benefits of pistachios include a healthy heart, weight management, protection against diabetes and hypertension, boosting immunity, and improved digestion. Health benefits of pistachios include a healthy heart, weight management, protection against diabetes and hypertension, boosting immunity, and improved digestion.

Walnut​
Walnut​

Walnuts and hickories (Juglandaceae) have fruits that are difficult to classify. They are considered to be nuts under some definitions, but are also referred to as drupaceous nuts. "Tryma" is a specialized term for hickory fruits. In common use, a "tree nut" is, as the name implies, any nut coming from a tree.

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