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    Lectin (very good info)

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    i went primal in feb 2010
    200lbs
    37% body fat
    38-40 waist

    1 year to the day
    140lbs
    7.8% body fat
    29 waist

    currently
    137lbs
    7% body fat
    29 waist

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    I posted that a while back, and it is a great article. My only problem is the nightshades. I guess some people are sensitive. I have yet to give them up for a while to see if anything changes for me.

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    the only nightshade i do is tomato. i actully eat one everyday. i know MDA says moderate on tomotos. after reading that article i am giving up tomatos and replacing with something else. ive come this far i might as well see if it makes a difference

    i went primal in feb 2010
    200lbs
    37% body fat
    38-40 waist

    1 year to the day
    140lbs
    7.8% body fat
    29 waist

    currently
    137lbs
    7% body fat
    29 waist

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    The only tomatoes I do are in the salsa I eat. I usually add salsa as my condiment of choice to eggs and sometimes meat dishes. Other than that, I have the occasional potato and sweet potato. Not sure if sweet potatoes are considered nightshades though.

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    Sweet potatoes are not nightshades. They're in the morning glory family, totally unrelated to regular white potatoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yodiewan View Post
    Sweet potatoes are not nightshades. They're in the morning glory family, totally unrelated to regular white potatoes.
    Cool, then I will not feel bad about those. I love sweet potatoes. I can easily give up regular potatoes in exchange.

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