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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

Spicy Foods? Yes, spicy foods.

They may be appealing to some and appalling to others; but it is healthy to include in your meal plan.

Spicy foods are quite tasty and give a little zing when you eat them.

Many spicy foods contain vitamins and minerals such as fiber and vitamin A which are essential for a healthy living.

Spices such as garlic, ginger, cinnamon, tumeric and peppers give that fiery blast to your meals.

These spices can be added into any diet.

Spicy foods increases two feel-good chemicals in the body - endorphins and dopamine.

They also help to cut down on unhealthy fats!

Here are few reasons why you eat something spicy;

1. Eating spicy food once a day lowers mortality rate by 14%.

Shocking right? It actually means that spicy foods have longevity benefits.

2. Spicy foods kill harmful bacteria in the body 

3. Spicy foods help to curb nausea

4. Spicy foods speed up the body's metabolic rate

5. Spicy foods help to fight cancer cells

6. Spicy foods can also reduce inflammation. Anti-inflammatory properties in ginger and garlic have been used to treat conditions like arthritis, headache and nausea

So, in your zest for spicy foods, be careful not to go overboard. Ditch the sugar and add some spice for a spicy better life.


Eat healthy, live longer!


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