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do bitter walnuts contain cyanide also do whole almonds? quite concerned

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: These contain cyanide as nitriles, part of larger molecules, and in amounts your body can handle easily. Nitriles are actually quite common in nature. You'd be doing yourself a favor to stop reading internet scare stuff. Even the huge amounts of nitrile taken by Laetrile users killed only a few of them. Best wishes.
Answered on Jul 27, 2016
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