Fruits and vegetables are more than favorable for our health. However, certain products can bring negative effects if consumed in the wrong way. Nightshades are a particular group of plants which is a part of the Solanaceae family.
This family includes more than 2,000 species of plants. We know most of these plants, such as tomatoes, potatoes, all types of peppers, and eggplants.
At times, blueberries, huckleberries, goji berries and ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng) can fall into this group, even though they are not particularly a kind of nightshades plants.
The consumption of nightshades can cause an inflammation, as they contain a chemical known as solanine, which, according to experts, causes inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.
If…show more content… Three Month Challenge
It is best to start getting used to a life without nightshades by engaging into a three-month challenge. It involves avoidance of all kinds of nightshade products, prescriptions, over- the- counter medications- and other processed foods which contain nightshades.
After the 3-month period, incorporate one nightshade at a time into your diet. This will lead to symptoms like energy loss, headaches, pain, stiffness, and respiratory problems due to the presence of nightshades. This will encourage you to never try them again.
The Cost of Pain
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a research on June 29, 2011, and showed that almost 116 million adult Americans deal with pains on a daily basis.
This exceeds the number of cancer, diabetes, and heart diseases patients. To treat this pain, the patients spend $635 billion dollars per