Eating to reduce pain

nightshadevegetablesDid you know that you can reduce pain in your body, simply by avoiding foods from the nightshade family?  This family includes white potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers! Try it! It really works!

You can find more information in the article, “When life is a pain in the neck and other places,” at

It seems that the toxins from these foods can wreck much havoc in the joints of susceptible people over the years, depleting the body of calcium and contributing to painful arthritis. You can read more in “All about nightshades: explore the hidden hazards of your favorite food with macrobiotic nutritionist Lino Stanchich” at  I think this may be very important information for arthritis sufferers and those prone to osteoporitis, so I’m going to test this out 🙂