Brady has spoken extensively about his restrictive diet, in which ingredients like white sugar, white flour, caffeine, olive oil and dairy are big no-nos. Another ingredient neither he nor Gisele will touch? Nightshade vegetables. These are part of a plant family called the Solanaceae and contain more than 2,500 species, including potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants and peppers.
In an interview with Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning, Bundchen fessed up to being the enabler of the no-nightshades rule. “It has come from me,” she told Rose. Turns out that she and Brady have been following the strict diet since they got together more than 10 years ago. (Some people have a sensitivity to nightshade plants and are unable to digest them fully, often experiencing diarrhea, gas, bloating, nausea, painful joints, headaches and depression.)
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