While a wide variety of dried seeds and fruits are called nuts in English, only a certain number of them are considered by biologists to be true nuts. Like Pistachios and Brazil nuts are not nuts in a biological sense. A nut in botanical definition is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity, and where the seed remains attached or fused with the ovary wall.
I love nuts and consume a considerable amount of it, even my neurologist had forbidden for to much intake because its triggers my migraine to attack. Though known as common allergy-causing foods, nuts has lots of nutritional benefits to offer. Today’s infographic gives statistics and a full history on some of your favorite nuts.