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Patient discussion about eggplant

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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Since brinjal is attacked by many insect pests and pesticides are used extensively to reduce economic losses caused by these pests.
Three insect pests were found infesting brinjal including white flies, jassid and mites.
The same technology was replicated in brinjal and developed Bt brinjal which is one of the most important vegetable in India both for export and internal consumption.
cabbage, brinjal, cauliflower, green chilli and coriander recorded high wholesale rates on Sunday.
25 ( ANI ): Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Saturday defended his decision to put a moratorium on Bt Brinjal.
Brinjal, also known in Western nations as eggplant, is a native Indian crop for which there are roughly 2,500 different unique varieties.
Helpful, friendly staff bring my starter of brinjal bhaja, deep-fried aubergine in chilli-infused batter.
Similarly, the prices of pointed gourd, beans, brinjal and ladies finger have increased by Rs.