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ckl
Sep 4, 2016 7:31 AM CST
what are the nuts good for
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zuzu
Sep 4, 2016 1:30 PM CST
The nut meat is edible, of course, and the nuts have also been used to make natural dyes. Juglone, a compound present in black walnuts, currently is being studied as a possible cancer-preventing substance.

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