We often avoid spicy food because we think such food items are unhealthy and not good for our body (acne, heartburn, gas etc.). However, believe it or not, spicy food is in fact healthy and should not be avoided because of health factor. Also spicy does not equate to adding loads of chillies to your food. Add chilly peppers in moderation and you can also benefit from its health benefits. We give you five reasons why eating chillies is beneficial for you.
#1 Weight Loss
Chilli peppers can help you burn those extra calories and stay away from digestions problems.
#2 Heart love
Red pepper is rich in antioxidants which ensure healthy functioning of circulatory system. Peppers are good for your heart.
#3 Relieves Pain
Chillies contain a compound known as capsaicin that helps reduce pain.
#4 Possible Cancer Treatment
Capsaicin is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties and has shown a promise for cancer treatment. In a research conducted, capsaicin suppressed the growth of prostate cancer cells and did not harm healthy cells.
Contrary to popular belief that chillies can lead to skin problems such as acne, rashes and red skin; chillies can help get you that clear skin.