nightshade vegetable

nightshade vegetable

Any vegetable of the nightshade family (Solanaceae), such as eggplant, peppers (bell peppers, chilli peppers, jalapeños), potatoes, tomatoes and tobacco, which, according to the macrobiotic construct of nutrition, are foods to be avoided.
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Nightshade vegetables Shockingly, munching on a plate of veggies might not always be the key to honing a healthy body.
The nightshade vegetables like tomatoes, white potatoes, eggplants, and sweet peppers should be excluded during the healing period.
During the first year, these are the foods that you should keep your baby away from: wheat, dairy (except breast milk or formula of course), honey, and nightshade vegetables such as potatoes, eggplants, peppers and tomatoes.
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The arthritis-nightshade connection dates from the early 1960s, when a professor of horticulture at Rutgers University named Norman Childers noticed that within an hour or two of eating nightshade vegetables, his joints and muscles became sore.