This is better than medicines!
Regular consumption of large amounts of spicy food can provide many health benefits.
Even if you don’t like spicy food, you might change your mind when you read how much beneficial properties these foods have.
Because of its taste and therapeutic properties, spices are used in Eastern cultures for many years. Spicy food provides many advantages without the side effects and suspicious components like some medicines.
These are the benefits of spicy food.
People who consume meals with spicy additions also reduce the need for salt, sweet and fatty foods. This is particularly evident for people who don’t eat spicy foods often, because spicy food helps to accelerate digestion.
Recent studies of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences have shown that people who consume spicy foods every day have a 14% lower risk of death, than those who consume spicy foods once a week.
Spicy food makes you feel full and therefore you will not overeat. One study showed that people, who eat spicy appetizer, don’t eat a lot of food for lunch or dinner. Spicy food helps to reduce food intake.
Regulates hunger hormone
A hormone that is responsible for the hunger is the only culprit why you eat more and more. Spicy food will reduce the impact of this hormone.
Strengthens the immune system
The anticancer properties of phenol (which has in many spices), together with antibacterial spicy food, provide good defense against infections and defend the body against foreign enemies. Traditional medicine is very familiar with capsaicin, which is located in spicy food and is beneficial for the kidneys, lungs and heart.
Although anti-cancer properties of spicy foods are not fully proven, it is known that these foods contain flavonoids and carotenoids that attack cancer cells and free radicals in the body. Consuming large amounts of hot peppers is associated with a lower risk of getting prostate cancer.
Improves the function of blood vessels
Capsaicin helps in lowering cholesterol levels. It’s proven that capsaicin reduces high blood pressure and saves the blood vessels.