Legumes List

Posted on: Thu, 03/02/2000 - 12:28am
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The following is an alphabetic list of edible legumes. Peanuts as you well know is a legume. It grows in the groung much like potatoes. PA people do not react to the peanut plant.

ACACIA (ACTS AS BINDER IN FOODS)
ARABIC (GUM)
ALFALFA (SPROUTS)

BEANS; CAROB, CASSIA, GREEN, JACK, KIDNEY, LIMA, LOCUST (GUM), MUNGO, PINTO, SOYA (PROTEIN, LECITHIN) YELLOW WAX, NAVY,

FENUGREEK (LOOK IN INDIAN,MEDITERRAEN SPICES)
LICORICE (NOT THE STRAWBERRIE FLAVORED CANDY)
LENTIL
LUCERNE (HEALTH FOOD LETTUCE SUBSTITUTE)
LUPINE (SWEET SEED FLOUR, USED TO BE FOR PIG FEED ONLY, NOW HAS HUMAN COMMESTIBLE VERSION)

PEA: CHICK, BLACK EYED, FIELD, GREEN

PEANUT(ALIAS: NU-NUTS, MANDELONAS (DE FLAVOURED RESHAPED PEANUTS), GOOBER NUTS, GROUND NUTS, DISCOUNT MARZIPAN ALSO OFTEN CONTAINS PEANUTS,DISCOUNTED IMPORTED CHOCOLATE BARS WITH FILBERTS ALSO OFTEN CONTAIN PEANUTS)

URD FLOUR

SUAKIN

TALCA GUM
TAMARIND (HP TYPE SAUCES, INDIA FOOD)
TRACAGANTH ( THICHKENER)

Note: Not all people who are PA automatically are allergic to all legumes. Proceed with caution when dealing with young children. If wanting to expose them to these foods when they are PA, do it one food at a time in a week, not 3 or 4 in a week because then it is harder to find the culprit. Always back up your decision to expose with your dr's advice and test with allergist if you believe that a reaction occured. Do not avoid these foods solely one the idea that they are related to peanuts. When in doubt, find out! Bonne Appetit!

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