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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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The factory produces jams and "ajvar," a side dish made of pepper, egg-plant and garlic, that is very popular throughout the Balkans.
In the picture, Kardashian can be seen wearing a two-piece egg-plant and gold coloured string bikini, showing off her glowing skin.
Over the next hour I tried almost everything on offer including peppered steak, chicken noodles, mash potatoes, pan-fried fish fillet on egg-plant stew, each item as satisfying as the last.