We're all familiar with that electrifying sensation that courses through your taste buds when you indulge in a spicy dish or douse your food in hot sauce.
Chili peppers have long been favored by people who want to spice up mealtime But now it turns out chili peppers could play another important role in keeping you healthy. Researchers are looking at using capsaicin to help fight off several different types of cancer by keeping the cancer from growing.
If you can’t get enough spicy food, you’re in luck! It turns out there may be yet another reason to put more hot peppers in your diet. According to researchers, the capsaicin in hot peppers could be responsible for helping you lose weight and possibly even help prevent colorectal cancer.
The spicy hot part of chili peppers has already shown promise in certain types of pain relief, plus in potentially fighting cancer and cardiovascular disease. It’s even been shown to help with obesity, as capsaicin is said to help speed up your metabolism and curb hunger. But there’s something else...