Do You Know The Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods ?

Reason why you should eat spicy

In many countries spicy food is common, but not everybody likes it . We are not very good in using herbs and spices in our food. Most of us only know salt and pepper. Spicy  and hot food can make us feel uncomfortable if we are not used to it and do not know how to eat it. It needs some practise to find the right measure for hot spices.

Peppers and chilli can be very hot ,but they have a lot of benefits for our health and we should look at it.It can help for weight loss, for example . It is an old home remedy to use pepper for arthritis pain. Read below and get informed about all the great benefits
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Do You Know The Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods ?

Who likes spicy food? According to a report, 54% of Americans find that hot or spicy foods appealing to them and the statistics have increased over the years. Moreover, it is between the ages of 18 and 34 that are most likely to order spicy foods from a restaurant menu. (1)

The interesting fact is that the heat and pain that chili pepper seeds emit is designed to make you not want to eat them. Apparently, humans are the only beings that are willing to take on the heat risk. No other animals will. (2)

While there are many different kinds of peppers, the chili pepper appears to be one of the main sources of capsaicin, which is found to have health boosting benefits.

Spicy foods may reduce the number of tumors.

A study in The Journal of Clinical Investigation discovered that the spicy chemical in peppers, capsaicin, can activate cell receptors in the intestinal lining, which can reduce the risk of developing tumors. The researchers fed capsaicin to mice prone to develop tumors and found that it reduced the amounts of tumors in the lives of mice. (3)

Another study in the American Institute for Cancer Research discovered that approximately 80% of prostate cancer cells in mice were killed by capsaicin. In fact, the tumors shrank to about one-fifth the size of untreated tumors. (4) There have been other studies that have shown capsaicin being effective in fighting various tumors as well.

Spicy foods can increase your libido and enhance your weight loss goals.

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