Healthy ingredients in spicy food

The benefits of spicy food are now a hot topic, many studies were
investigating its specific ingredients, especially capsaicin aroused extensive
attention. But what should be clear is that there is no so-called magic food in
the world, from eating health perspective, keep balance is the key.

From the capsaicin
, we know that related to the benefits of spicy food are mostly
attributed to capsaicin, this also the main component to make hot pepper spicy.
In addition, turmeric, coriander, mustard and other spicy food can also provide
many benefits. One of the biggest benefits of spicy food is diaphoretic, open
sinuses and eliminating phlegm and removing blood stasis, so cold patient eat
this kind of food is particularly useful.

There are some ideas that spicy food may
also be good for brain health. The study found, often eating a large number of
hot food people is relatively low incidence of brain and nervous system, and
this kind of food is helpful to alleviate migraine and depression. Eat spicy
food can promote the new supersedes the old, help to digest food, so some
researchers also believe that it has certain effect on reducing weight.
Capsaicin is often used as an analgesic, oral administration is effective for
the treatment of pain and inflammation. Spicy food helps to promote blood
circulation, lowering blood pressure and reducing the heart pressure. But it
should be clear that this kind of food can not substitute for drugs, only as a
beneficial supplement.

Historically, some people think that spicy
food is not healthy, can lead to gastric ulcer. In fact, gastric ulcer is
caused by the bacterium. Although the spicy and acidic foods can stimulate the
gastric ulcer, but not the root.

If you like to eat chili, curry, sauce and
other spicy food, then you’re lucky! Chili peppers and curry produce pungent
flavor material called capsaicin and turmeric, they all have anti-inflammatory
and antioxidant properties, have great benefit to health. turmeric is known has
the effect on reducing joint inflammation and bone damage. Many studies have
confirmed that often consume hot pepper and curry can reduce the risk of
cancer. Capsaicin and curcumin can also kill cancer cells without damaging
healthy cells. In addition, curcumin also helps to reduce the risk of childhood
leukemia. A study in 2006 found that regular consume curry food senile people at
dementia risk is less than half do not eat spicy food. This may be related to
curcumin help slow brain plaque formation.

Red pepper and capsaicin help the body to
dissolve thrombus, resisting inflammation, lower blood pressure, and promote
blood circulation. So eat such spicy food can prevent heart disease. Capsaicin
has expectorant effect, can help the treatment of asthma, bronchitis and
emphysema and other chronic lung disease. Capsaicin can induce sweating, which
contribute to the treatment of colds and flu. In addition, it also helps to
clear the nasal cavity. Capsaicin also can accelerate the new supersedes the
old, therefore help the body to burn more calories. It also inhibit appetite,
have certain effect to reduce weight. In recent years, scientists have proved
that capsaicin can reduce the neural transmit pain signals, so it can be used
as pharmaceutical
raw materials
to ease arthritis pain, neurological problems, psoriasis,
reduce pain effect of surgical operation and chemotherapy. Red pepper can
stimulate endorphin levels increase, reduce pain and increase happiness. Red
pepper has been used as an antidepressant drug.