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A 74-year-old female asked:

I have had surgery for diverticulitis and cannot have nuts. can i eat pistachios because i have heard it's a seed, not a nut?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Pistachio is a nut: No, pistachio is a nut and not a seed.

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