A sunflower seed is not considered a nut, but a seed. Sunflower seed products are occasionally processed in the same factory as nuts and therefore may contains traces of nuts. More »

A seed is a small embryonic plant that is enclosed in a seed coat; a nut, on the other hand, is a hard-shelled fruit that contains a single seed. Some examples of seeds are sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flax seeds and p... More »

Botanists classify the coconut as a fibrous, one-seeded drupe. A drupe is a fruit that has a hard cover surrounding the seed, for example, peaches or olives. More »

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Oranges, cayenne pepper, garlic, ginkgo biloba, sunflower seeds, root ginger, goji berries, watermelons, salmon and avocados are all foods that improve blood circulation. Foods such as garlic not only stimulate blood flo... More »

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Shea butter is a natural fatty substance extracted from the nut of the karite tree or mangifolia. It is commonly used as a moisturizing ingredient in lotions, soaps and cosmetics and is used in preparations for treating ... More »

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Pecans are mature and ready for harvest when the hull starts to split open and the shells of the nut have turned brown. Begin harvesting pecans once you are able to easily remove the hulls from the shells. The typical se... More »

Vitamin F is an essential fatty acid found in evening primrose oil, grape seed oil, flax seed oil and oils of grains, nuts and seeds, such as soybean, walnuts, sesame and sunflower. It is present in avocados, as well as ... More »