A study conducted in China showed that around 500,000 people eat spicy food twice a week, and this reduces the risk of death by ten percent. And because this has proven to be important, many wonder whether or not the nutritional benefits to the body would be increased by eating foods rich in hot spices several times a week. The following is a list of the benefits and harms of these spicy foods.
Benefits of eating spicy foods
body weight control
Hot spices contain a naturally occurring chemical (paprika), which increases heart rate and body temperature, which in turn speeds up the body’s metabolism. Spicy foods also help the digestive system in the digestion process so that food is digested faster and more efficiently.
Delay the appearance of signs of aging
Scientists say that spicy food increases blood flow to the face and body, making the skin look younger and delaying the signs of aging on the skin as a result.
Therapeutic properties of spicy foods:
Hot and spicy foods relieve nasal congestion and open up the airways, which helps reduce symptoms of respiratory illnesses and improves blood flow and circulation. In particular, hot peppers are full of vitamins, for example, which help boost the immune system.
Spicy foods help treat various infections:
Spicy foods that contain the highest concentration of paprika, for example: chopped raw capsicum, can help people with autoimmune diseases by increasing blood flow to the affected area and also work to relieve pain, aiding in speedy recovery. and resistance to inflammation.
Harmful effects of eating spicy foods
great burning sensation
The acidic and irritating properties of spicy foods can cause heartburn and GERD. To avoid indigestion resulting from these foods, add a quantity of yogurt or cream to your spicy food, as this can reduce the burning sensation.
Eye irritation and discomfort
Itchy eyes from cutting hot peppers is never a good idea, and even after washing your hands, the spicy stuff can still be on your hands. Rubbing the eyes after consuming spicy foods can cause severe discomfort and burning of the eyes, so precautions such as wearing gloves while preparing the hot peppers should be taken to prevent any further damage to the eye.
For some of the best spicy food, visit the Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival this weekend. You will find many interesting spicy food kiosks to enjoy with the family, as well as festivals especially for lovers of music and spicy food.