Question of the Day: Do bell peppers cause inflammation?
Quick Answer: No, bell peppers do not cause inflammation.
It is a common myth that bell peppers and other members of the nightshade family cause inflammation. This is due to them containing solanine. However, according to the Arthritis Foundation, there is no scientific evidence to support this belief.
In fact, bell peppers are on the AF’s list of Best Vegetables for Arthritis.