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Diet for Arthritis Patients- Nightshade vegetables to be avoided?

June 25, 2010 in Diet, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

The night shade vegetables includes, Potatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Garden Huckleberry, Ground Cherries, Tobacco and many more. The night shade vegetables are those vegetables which grows in night and not in daytime.

The nightshade vegetables contains solanine, which is toxic in nature and tends to low calcium balance in body. Regular diet of nightshade vegetables reduces calcium balance and is a major cause for Osteoporosis, which further leads to adverse condition of arthritis.

Every Arthritis patient must avoid nightshade vegetables as Vitamin D is usually not found in them and Only a one word answer would be “Say no to nightshade vegetables.”

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