( NJS ) Chili peppers are well-liked for their ability to improve the taste of any meal with their hot flavor, although, these are more than just a little bit of heat. The study says that people who eat chili pepper may live longer.
The study was carried out by the Cleveland Clinic's Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Based on research that looked at the health records of half a million people across countries including China, Italy, Iran, and the United States, it was found that those who ate chili pepper reduced their risk of all-cause mortality by 25 percent.
They suspect that the active ingredient present in the hot chili peppers which is a chemical known as Capsaicin is probably mediating a lot of the potential health benefits. The most valuable characteristic of chili peppers is the compound capsaicin. Capsaicin is the primary compound in chili peppers that gives the peppers their distinct taste and a number of health benefits.
Health benefits of Chili pepper includes improves digestive health and metabolism, fights fungal infections, colds, and the flu, provides joint pain relief, fights inflammation, supports cardiovascular health, may improve cognitive functions, may improve longevity, promotes red blood cell growth, and keeps your hair and skin healthy and more.
In addition to maintaining our heart health, chili peppers can reduce the risk of developing high blood levels of insulin, which is a common symptom of Type 2 Diabetes. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a number of Australian scientists discovered that a meal containing chili pepper can result in the right amount of insulin to reduce blood sugar levels.
As chili peppers are high in antioxidants, carotenoids, and vitamin C, it contribute greatly to insulin regulation as well. Chili peppers are the way to go if you are looking for a natural way to deal with your health issues.