Benefits Of Spicy Food

Reema Abdullah | July 2nd, 2020

Some like it hot, others like it mild, and some can’t stand the heat! Spicy food is a challenge for many, but it possesses superlative health qualities. Pepper and chilis are native to areas all over the world. There are many advantages of spicy food such as weight loss and they can even act as mood boosters. Don’t over-indulge in spicy food because it can result in an upset stomach and ulcers. With anything in life, balance is key.

Improved Heart Health
Research studies have proven that consuming red chili peppers has been shown to lower levels of low-density lipoprotein which is often referred to as bad cholesterol. Consuming red chili peppers on a regular basis can reduce your risk of death related to heart disease and stroke by up to 14%. Impressive, right?

Boost Metabolism & Promote Weight Loss
Over 60% of adults in the United State of America are obese or overweight. Obesity is one of the biggest dampers on your health. It can put you at risk for cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, and put stress on your joints. Spicy peppers can boost your metabolism which causes you to burn more calories throughout your day. Typically, when your calorie expenditure increases so does your weight loss.

Pain Relief
When you eat chili peppers, you can feel a burning sensation hijack all of your senses. Your tongue starts tingling, there’s an itch in the back of your throat, and sweat beads begin to roll down your face. Capsaicin which is found in peppers is actually an effective pain reliever. It is found in many lotions and topical creams for pain relief. It works by lowering your nerves ability to process pain at such a fast and intense rate.

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