Dr Steven Gundry And Foods to avoid if you have Inflammation

Written by Jo Ann Prior

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Nightshade vegetables are notoriously mysterious. And if you’re served anything from the nightshade vegetable list, you have good reason to be wary. Nightshade vegetables can be dangerous to your health. That’s why the term “nightshades” is so apropos. The label implies danger. Foods on the nightshades vegetable list might appear harmless, but some could cause serious health concerns. Did you know foods on the nightshades vegetable list might contribute to the following health issues? Digestive issues, Dry mouth, Confusion, Vomiting ,Visual disturbances.

Dr Steve Gundry is a Pioneer in this area with his latest Book Plant Paradox is a must read. 

The Culprits: Foods on the Nightshade List

  • Eggplant (Fruit)
  • Tomatoes (Fruit)
  • Tomatillo (Fruit)
  • Potatoes (Vegetable)
  • Goji Berries (Fruit)
  • Pimentos (Fruit)
  • Peppers (Bell, Capsicums, Chili, Paprika, Cayenne) (Fruit)
  • Tobacco (Leaf)4

Part of the problem when it comes to nightshades are the natural pesticides found within each plant. These are called glycoalkaloids — and much like lectins, they’re there as a plant’s first line of defense against bugs, viruses, bacteria, animals, and even humans.

In fact, in some cases, glycoalkaloids may cause digestive issues like vomiting, diarrhea, and severe abdominal pain.

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