Spicy Foods Promote Longevity

Maylin Rodriguez-Paez RN

The hottest pepper known to man is the ghost pepper. With a score of 1 million Scoville heat units, it will scorch the mouth of any hot pepper connoisseur.

Amazingly, the heat is where the health benefits come from, particularly in the skin that surrounds the seeds.

Interestingly enough, a new study shows that spicy foods may help people live longer, adding more fuel to their healthy fire. The results of this study were published in the British Medical Journal.

Eating Spicy Foods May Lower Risk of Early Death by 14%

Previous research shows spicy foods are …read more

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