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Old 08-26-2008, 06:54 AM   #12
Darryl Shaw
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Originally Posted by Scott Kustes View Post
It's not a legume, it's a seed. It's technically not Paleo because of the processing that is required to get the seed out of its poisonous covering.
The French naturalist Andre Thevet encountered Brazilian natives eating the roasted seeds of the cashew apple in 1558 suggesting that they can be harvested and processed without too much difficulty using methods that mesolithic hunter-gatherers would have routinely used to process other toxic foods.

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