Ten ways hot peppers help you be healthy and lose weight

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Hot peppers are now at the medical community's center of attention due to its promising benefits to the overall health and weight loss process, thanks to its natural compound called capsaicin. This …

Hot peppers are now at the medical community's center of attention due to its promising benefits to the overall health and weight loss process, thanks to its natural compound called capsaicin. This substance works in so many different ways that can guarantee faster shedding of fat without compromising safety. Below are the 10 benefits of capsaicin for healthier weight loss.

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  • 1. Hot peppers are now at the medical communitys center of attention due to its promising benefits tothe overall health and weight loss process, thanks to its natural compound called capsaicin. Thissubstance works in so many different ways that can guarantee faster shedding of fat withoutcompromising safety. Below are the 10 benefits of capsaicin for healthier weight loss.Capsaicin boosts metabolismCapsaicin contains properties that stimulate energy releasing by consuming three percent morecalories, especially when taken before exercising. Also, due to faster lipid metabolism, you willconsume more calories even while at resting state, like while sleeping.Capsaicin effectively suppresses the appetiteThis compound radically affects the production of the thyroid hormone that controls adrenaline anddopamine - hormones that regulate appetite. By adding hot peppers to every meal, you are cuttingyour appetite by more than half, just enough for you to eat healthily but not overeat.Capsaicin increases energy and alertnessAnimal testing observed increased energy and alertness levels on test subjects due tocapaicinsthermogenic effect.Ten ways hot peppershelp you be healthyand lose weight
  • 2. Capsaicin improves digestion capabilityHot pepper has been used for hundreds of years to help in indigestion and gastrointestinalirregularities. By stimulating the production of digestive enzymes, capsaicin makes nutrientabsorption more efficient.Capsaicin regulates carbohydrate processingIn a study conducted by the University of Maryland Medical Center, it was concluded that capsaicincan control carbohydrate breakdown for more efficient calorie consumption and energy production.It is for this reason that further clinical studies are being conducted toward capsaicins possibletreating function against obesity.Capsaicin improves fat oxidationStudies have proven that sufficient amounts of capsaicin can stop the accumulation of fat in the liverby increasing the rate of breaking down lipids and converting them to energy.Capsaicin improves staminaAccording to clinical findings, taking capsaicin-rich foods helps in lasting longer during heavy workoutsand aids in faster recovery after every strenuous physical activity. This is possible by increasing thebodys oxygen intake by up to 7.5 percent, making the lungs stronger and oxygen absorption by theblood higher.Capsaicin protects the cells from damagesA piece of hot pepper contains an overwhelming amount of phytochemicals in the forms ofcarotenoids and flavonoids - two powerful antioxidants that show fighting properties against freeradicals, the main causes of cancer.Capsaicin supplies vitaminsHot pepper is a rich source of vitamins A and C that can help you fight diseases and strengthen yourimmune system. These vitamins also work as very potent antioxidants that can fight the signs ofaging.Capsaicin cuts off binging habitSpicy flavor enhancers naturally make eating less enjoyable because of their numbing effect to thetongue. While hotness works great in small quantities, not many people can eat spicy foods in largeamounts.