No news – eating spicy food makes you live longer
Aug07

No news – eating spicy food makes you live longer

So they’ve studied 1/2 million Chinese people and discovered that those who ate spicy food several times a week had a 14% reduced risk of dying over those who only ate it once per week or less. Some reports I heard said 3 times per week, others 6 or 7 times. I have no idea if these researchers were sponsored by the Chinese Chilli Growers Cooperative but the research has been published in the British Medical Journal so presumably...

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Beer Belly Burn-Off

While it may be no surprise to some that chillies are an excellent food to eat when dieting, it has recently been discovered that the chemical capsaicin, which is what makes the chilli hot, actually targets and burns the fat around your stomach. This new discovery, which came from Stephen Whiting of Manchester Metropolitan University, increases the value of chillies as a dieting super-food. It was already known that chillies increase...

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How curries can be healthy
Jan13

How curries can be healthy

Below we describe some of the health benefits of many of the most common ingredients in Indian dishes: Extra Virgin Olive Oil is from the first pressing of olives and contains around 40 higher levels of antioxidants such as vitamin E because it is processed less. Studies have shown that because olive oil is a monounsaturated fat, it is able to leave the blood quicker and prevents it from becoming sticky forming dangerous clots. It...

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