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If you are nut intolerant can you eat coconut?


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June 19, 2009 2:19AM

Chances are, even if you can't eat some (or all) nuts, you will probably be fine with coconut. The proteins (which are the allergens) are very different and coconut allergy is rare.

Source: The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy