During pregnancy, it’s important to be aware of the foods you eat and their potential effects on both you and your baby. That’s why it’s essential to know about nightshades and their cautions during pregnancy. Nightshades include a variety of vegetables such as tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, bell peppers, tomatillos, pimentos and goji berries. Pregnant women should carefully consider whether or not to consume these types of vegetables since they contain a toxic chemical called solanine that can cause health complications in some cases.
What Are Nightshades and Why Are They Toxic?
Find out why these seemingly healthy foods can make you sick, causing chronic pain & fatigue.
How to Search Raw DNA Data Files for BCHE Variants
A few years ago, I was lucky enough to find a gene variant that greatly impacts my life. The BCHE variants. Learning this information changed my life and I found the relief I had been searching for. BCHE variants can reduce butyrylcholinesterase enzyme activity. These enzymes are involved in detoxing pesticides, herbicides, the alkaloids in nightshades, and …
What is a Butyrylcholinesterase Deficiency?
Butyrylcholinesterase is a mouthful, so we’ll call it BCHE or Buche, from the gene it’s coded by. This is one of our cholinesterase enzymes, needed to detoxify. Most of you know about digestive enzymes, but our bodies also produce a lot of other types of enzymes, that help our bodies function correctly. These enzymes are …