Eating spicy foods prolongs life
If you like spicy foods, you may live longer, according to a study conducted by experts at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. A team of researchers showed that consumption of spicy foods reduces the risk of death of.
Since ageów believed that hot spices have beneficial effects on health. Capsaicin is responsible for this – relationship, whichóry gives the feeling of spiciness. Capsaicin acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and as an antioxidant. It even shows anti-cancer properties.
Nowadays, even in Poland we have a choice of przeróThe different types of hot peppers, whichóre róThey vary in taste and level of sharpness. According to the study, eating foods containing such peppers reduces the risk of death from the diseaseób heart and strokeów by 13 percent.
A similar study was conducted in 2015. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, spent seven years analyzing the diet of almost pół million people. However, according to scientistsów from the University of Vermont, the conclusions of that study are inaccurate because they were carried out only on Asian residents, not taking into account the effects of hot spices on European organismsów or housingóin America.
A study conducted by Chinese scientistsów have shown that eating spicy foods once or twice a week is associated with as much as 10 percent less. risk of death. In the case of osób, whichóre they indulge in such a diet almost daily, the rate rises to 14 percent.
Researchers at the University of Vermont confirmed the findings of their Chinese colleaguesów. They analyzed data from more than 16,000 Americansóin a long period of time. Their results almost coincide with work from 2015. The mortality rate amongód of study subjects, whoóers who regularly consumed spicy foods amounted to more than 21 percent of the. In the case of waspsób, które avoided spicy mealsów, this indicator will resultówords by more than 33 percent.