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Will Eliminating Nightshades Help Your Arthritis?

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Potatoes and tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, and chili-based spices – yum! We love our potatoes fried, mashed and baked. Tomatoes, peppers and hot spices are part of our pizza and pasta sauces, tacos, and other daily foods. They make up a large part of the American diet. These are all foods in the nightshade family. Not many people are familiar with the term nightshades, and you may be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group can contribute to your pain and inflammation. Read on to find out what nightshades are, and a simple test to see...

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