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Nightshades - do they cause inflammation?

Posted on 15 April, 2017 at 9:40 Comments comments (2552)



The nightshade (or Solanaceae) family is made up of tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, goji berries, tobacco and peppers. What do all of these fruits and vegetables have in common? They all contain alkaloids, a substance suspected to cause inflammation.


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