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Pepper to prevent disease

Because antioxidant-rich flavonoids and vitamin C, peppers can also reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as prostate cancer, cataracts, diabetes and Alzheimer's. it is able to clean the blood by removing toxic substances coming from food and pollution. And more! Recent research has shown that even the pepper has anticancer properties. An editorial in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute of the United States showed that capsaicin may make cancer cells self-destruct.

Pepper for Weight Loss

The pepper can make you lose weight really, really! This is because it helps decrease appetite and reduce those urges for sweets and gimmick and, therefore, very useful in the treatment of obesity. There's a spice sauce? Scientific research also showed that the use of red pepper with meals provides an increased release noradrenaline and adrenaline in the nervous system. Thus, there is a decrease in appetite and calorie intake. Moreover, pepper speeds up metabolism and thereby causes them to burn more calories. This is because capsaicinoid, substances that are responsible for burning the food, raise their body temperature. And for the body to keep it at about 36.5 degrees (considered the normal temperature), the body expends energy. Therefore we call the capsaicinoid of thermogenic.

Pepper to aid in digestion

Substances spicy peppers (capsaicin and piperine) also improve digestion, because:

- stimulate the stomach secretions;
- Have an anti-flatulence;
- Stimulate circulation in the stomach;
- It promotes the healing of sores (ulcers).

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