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A dry fruit with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell, such as almonds or walnuts.

Vox populi
A slang term for
(1) A crazy or eccentric person.
(2) Someone who is enthusiastic about something to a degree bordering on eccentric, as in a “health nut”.


Nutrition A dry fruit with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell–eg, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, a vegetarian food staple. See Almond, Healthy foods, Walnut Vox populi A kook, a loony.


a type of fruit with one seed and a hard woody outer layer, the PERICARP, such as the walnut.

Patient discussion about nut

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 (

Q. i tend to binge on food and i love nuts!does it pose any health danger if you eat too much of it? i just love spanish peanut and a mixture of cashew,almond & macademia.i eat a lot of it everyday.

A. Binge eating is not very healthy, because you tend to eat a lot of everything without even realizing it, and usually it is not all healthy food. About nuts, peanuts, etc. these contain very high amount of fat, and therefore a 100 grams of nuts is equal to 100 grams of oil! They have about 750 calories per 100 grams in them. No doubt they are healthy and the fat in them is saturated (rich in "good" cholesterol), however eating a lot of it will make you gain weight! You should eat about 6-7 nuts a day and that would be enough, because I assume you consume fat in other ways too (oil in cooking, etc.).

Q. does being allergic to peanuts mean you can’t eat peanuts as a whole nut? Or should you avoid spreads, cookies, cornflakes etc. as well.

A. people allergic to peanuts are, most of the times, a very severely allergic people. it has an astounding reaction that can lead to death because of specks of peanuts in a cookie.

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After working in the gubernatorial campaign of Ed Rendell and the campaigns for City Council members John Anderson and Angel Ortiz, Michael Nutter won elections as a committee person in the 52nd ward in 1986, 52nd Democratic Ward Leader in 1990 and, in his second attempt, for City Council in 1991.
He opened his own restaurant, Nutters, in Lancashire, at the age of 21 on the site of an 18th Century manor house.
Getting hired by Sun and being given the chance to work full time on JRuby was "pretty much a dream come true," Nutter said.
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Nutter has single-handedly been responsible for casting the 'stars of the future in series such as Dark Angel and Alias through which he launched the careers of Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner and most recently, Lena Headey as the lead in Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles.
At a level beyond the mere "what I did in the war," Nutter takes pains to delineate the debate over high-altitude formation bombing and addresses the controversy over firestorms generated by American incendiaries in civilian areas, particularly Tokyo.
It tastes like a Nutter Butter that's been liquefied (really, it's better than it sounds).
Soon appointed as LeMay's lead navigator, Nutter found himself a close observer of two of the most controversial and important Air Force officers of World War II.
Nutter believes more exposure to career and technical education helps to prepare a trained workforce.
Nutter has been in his current position since 1999 and president and a director since 1996.
Police immediately wrestled the nutter to the ground and arrested him on suspicion of committing "a public order offence".
Her husband, Paul Nutter, served as a Marine Lance Corporal and spent 13 months in-country, sending and receiving letters to and from 19-year-old Francie Nolan, a young woman who grew up a few doors down from Paul.