Women’s Health Magazine
Staying away from processed foods can have a positive effect on more than just your physical well-being.
Chile Peppers, These fruits are made spicy by the fat-soluble molecule called capsaicin. This molecule is absorbed by fat. If you add chili powder to oil and vinegar, the fat in the oil absorbs all of the capsaicin. It’s why a mouthful of guacamole or milk will cool down a burning mouth, while water or beer is unable to put out the fire.
If you like your food hot and spicy, you may live longer. Today, research shows that people who include hot spices and fiery sauces in their diets lead healthier, longer lives than those who have a more mild palate.
Do you love hot chilies, or does your stomach spasm just looking at this picture? If, like me, you have a love-hate relationship with hot peppers, check out my new article: Hot Chili Peppers – Friend or Foe? Learn about the health benefits and nutrition in chili peppers, and find out why some hot peppers are actually good for your stomach while others may irritate or worsen an inflamed stomach lining. Lastly, learn how to make my homemade Thai Chili Sauce (Nam Prik Pao) in such a way that it can help heal your stomach.