How to test to find out if you are sensitive.
Keep a log of how your feel and what you eat, and how they are prepared. Note any aches or stiffness or pains that are noticed anytime with 24 to 36 hours. If you note any symptoms, now that you are aware, why would you want to continue consuming items from the nightshade family?
Rotate out any foods you suspect or are on the following list.
A common group that is often craved is any of the nightshade family.
- Potatoes (sweet potatoes and yams are not nightshades)
- Goji Berries and Some Other Berries
Small, red goji berries fall into the nightshade family. These slightly sweet berries, sometimes called wolfberries, are native to Asia.
They can be eaten raw, dried or made into juice. They're easy nightshades to avoid, but do read ingredient lists of all juices, smoothies, teas and nutritional supplements to be sure they don't contain goji berries. Other berries that are nightshades include garden huckleberries, ground cherries, and cape gooseberries, but not normal gooseberries nor blueberries.