Bladder & Urine Infections

  For women and men with interstitial cystitis, urinary tract infections or an overactive bladder, I want to provide you with good resources from a dietitian. Please consider "Confident Choices: Customizing the Interstitial Cystitis Diet" and "Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB" by Julie Beyer, dietitian.          

Does foods belonging to the nightshade family increase stiffness in rheumatoid arthritis?

I have rheumatoid arthritis and I have found that by eliminating foods belonging to the nightshade family (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, peppers, and chili) I no longer have the morning stiffness that I found quite painful. Apparently, it is the solanine in these foods which caused the morning stiffness (for me anyway). However, these foods...