Is it safe for me to consume pistachio nuts?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
Yes, as long as you are not allergic to them and you include them in moderation as part of a healthy diet.
Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Also, since the pistachio belongs to the same family as the mango and cashew, parts of the pistachio contain similar oleoresins, which have caused contact dermatitis and have been shown to cause IgE-mediated allergic reactions. Individuals who are allergic to mangoes or cashew nuts should therefore avoid pistachios as well.

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