Are Potatoes and Tomatoes Bad for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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I get asked a lot, are potatoes and tomatoes, and some of our favorite foods, are they bad for me if I have Rheumatoid Arthritis? And the unfortunate part is that we find a lot of patients actually don't do well with the classic foods called the Night shades, and your potatoes and your tomatoes do fall in there.

So what I would recommend is, probably for you to do an individual test. I would recommend that maybe for a week you don't have the potatoes and the tomatoes, and then if you want to try adding in organic, small potatoes, making sure that it's cleaned very well, or if you want to try cooked tomato maybe that will be easier on your system than raw tomato, but what I would definitely recommend for anyone with Rheumatoid Arthritis is, if you noticed that you don't feel as well after having tomatoes and potatoes, then you may want to exclude them from your diet or significantly reduce the amount.