According to Digest Health, researchers published the effects of capsaicin and some vitamins in chili peppers with health benefits:
Eating chili makes us younger:
The composition of chili is rich in antioxidants (antioxidants) such as vitamin A, vitamin C … needed for collagen synthesis, slowing down the aging process. Furthermore, antioxidants protect cells against the harmful effects of free radicals that are produced in the body by environmental pollution, stress, alcohol, tobacco … It causes aging and disease. By neutralizing free radicals, making us look younger, less wrinkled skin …
Eating chili makes the body slim:
According to research, the main ingredient of chili is capsaicin (C9H1402), which is spicy, hot, and welded. Spicy so chili has good heat-generating ability, burn calories, burn fat, increases metabolic rate, create a feeling of fullness for longer, promote the transmission of the nervous system, cause the kidneys to secrete fluids. This fluid has the ability to burn fat in the body. The spicy taste makes the body react, increases the secretion of adrenalin, and increases the activity of the heart muscle, leading to the burning of energy, burning fat tissue, reducing LDL cholesterol in obese individuals.
Support for disease treatment:
When eating chili, capsaicin causes the body to increase the secretion of endorphins, endogenous morphine that relieves pain, supports patients with joint pain, gout.
With the outstanding features of chili peppers, in addition to being used as a spice to bring deliciousness, eating chili regularly also makes us younger, thinner, controlling the pain caused by arthritis … However, for patients suffering from reflux, increased gastric acid secretion or hemorrhoids … should not eat chili.