Health Benefits — Capsaicin
How keeping cayenne pepper in your home could save your life
A lot of us enjoy the taste of hot peppers but keeping cayenne pepper in your home could do more than just flavor your next meal. It turns out it could potentially save your life in an emergency.
Could capsaicin be the key to fighting obesity?
A lot of people find themselves constantly fighting the scale. It’s tough for a lot of us to take off the weight and keep it off. But what if there were an easier way to fight obesity? Some researchers are looking into whether a compound found naturally in hot peppers may also help people fight weight gain.
Why does spicy food make my nose run?
You may love the taste of spicy food, and really, who doesn’t? But have you ever wondered why spicy food sometimes makes your nose run? The answer has to do with capsaicin. That’s the compound found naturally in hot peppers that makes them so hot.
Staying healthy with the 5-a-day meal plan
You’ve probably heard the importance of eating fruits and veggies Or even about adhering to the old food pyramid we learned about in school, but there’s something out there now called the five-a-day. That’s the theory that people who eat five servings of...