Do spicy foods help you or hurt you? You may be surprised to find out that spicy foods may hold the magic key for good health!
1.Chinese Scientists Studied Almost One-Half Million People
The study took place between 2004-2008 and were followed for an average of 7 years. Researchers looked at age, education, family medical history, smoking and diabetes.
2.Can Spicy Food Kill You?
Actually, people who ate spicy food (mostly chili peppers) 6-7 times a week reduced the risk of death by 14%. Those who ate them once or twice a week resulted in a 10% reduced risk overall for death.
3.Is Capsaicin A Magic Ingredient?
The main ingredient in chili peppers is capsaicin. It is found to have both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. However, researchers could not draw a specific “cause and effect” relationship. But, the results look promising.