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A family of plants that bear edible seeds in pods, including beans and peas.
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Patient discussion about Legumes
Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans
A. Yes, it's possible, although not extremely common. You can read more here (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/food_allergy/page2_em.htm)More discussions about Legumes
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