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Q.Yellow Versus Red Tomatoes

Zone 50310 | Anonymous added on September 11, 2021 | Answered

I read your excellent article on the chemical composition of red tomatoes and the possible alkaloids that are in them that could contribute to arthritis. I wonder if yellow tomatoes have the same chemical makeup in the same possible contribution to arthritis. cliff ck_nikka@yahoo.com

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Answered on September 23, 2021

Yes. In fact, all plants within the genus, Solanum, contain solanine to a degree. Here are some common plants withing the genus:


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