Treatment: Avoiding Nightshade Foods

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Avoiding Nightshade Foods

Nightshade foods are grouped by their common substance alkaloids. Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, pimentos, paprika, cayenne, and Tabasco sauce are classified as nightshade foods. These nightshade foods can impact nerve-muscle function and digestive function, and may also compromise joint function. Nightshade vegetables are foods that some people feel can trigger their arthritis flares and feel their arthritis symptoms improve when avoiding these foods.

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Nightshades are tomatoes, peppers, etc. This was nonsense8/23/2010 at 06:37 PM
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Last updated on Dec 10 2011 at 01:51
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