Are Nightshades Vegetables Bad for You?

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Vegetables from the nightshade family can be found in almost any grocery store. They come from the Solanaceae plant family and grow in the shade at night, with over 2,000 species. The following are some of the most common types.

1. Tomatoes

This fruit/vegetable (which is used in a variety of cuisines around the world) provides about 40% of your daily vitamin C intake, which helps to boost your immune system. Tomatoes also contain lycopene, which protects you from cardiovascular disease by preventing serum lipid oxidation.


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