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Q. Is it true that tomato seeds, eggplant seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis? Is it true that eating tomato with the seeds, eggplant with the seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis? Thanks again guys. You're all great.

A. No. Things with seeds are irritants to a condition called diverticulitis where pockets in the intestines become inflamed. the seeds sort of deposit there and become infected. Appendicitis is just an inflammation of your appendix plain and simple, no particular cause is really pinpointed.

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Place a layer of eggplant slices into a greased casserole.
Farmer Ecetin claimed that he has developed the seeds of the eggplants by himself.
Eggplants need to grow quickly and attain robust size before fruit set begins.
Eggplant tends to soak up oil like a sponge, so the first thing I did here was to take a cue from my mom.
Some eggplant growers in the Mariana Islands apply between 10 and 15 chemical insecticide applications per cropping period, often resulting in the development of resistance in mite populations.
Pour the tomato sauce over the eggplants in the baking dish.
Eggplant is packed with nutrients, and the properties of those specific nutrients, some nearly exclusive to eggplant, make it one of the healthiest foods around.
On the other hand, eggplants ate not high in calories (if they are not fried), making them ideal for those watching their weight.
Originating in China or India, eggplant traveled along the Silk Road in seeds carried in the pockets of Jewish and Arab traders perhaps as early as the eighth century.
If you had to pick a gender, it's probably more correct to say that eggplants are more female than male since the flesh of the fruit has feminine characteristics and the seeds have male characteristics.
The Italian investigators used genetic engineering to make eggplants produce seedless fruit spontaneously.