7 Health Benefits of Chilli Pepper – PentaGlax Healthy Foods

Chili peppers are cultivars of several plant species in the genus Capsicum. Capsaicin is the substance that makes chillies hot and helps with both digestion and promoting gut health. They can also lower blood pressure and burn excess fat in the body.

Benefits of Red Chilli Peppers

Improves digestive health and motabolism

Chili has positive effects on the digestive tract. It inhibits acid production in the stomach, stimulates salivation for better food digestion, and promotes digestion by secreting digestive juices in the stomach.

Fights inflammation

Chili peppers contain capsaicin, a substance that has anti-inflammatory properties. It inhibits substance P, which is associated with the inflammatory process in the body.

Reduce risk of cancer

Capsaicin in chili peppers has been shown to slow down the progressive growth of cancer cells and can also destroy them.

Keeps hair and skin health

The hair follicles are stimulated by capsaicin, which leads to hair growth. Where there are dormant hair follicles, the capsaicin helps increase hair volume.

Improve longevity

Consuming chili peppers offers protection against cancer and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, it increases longevity.

Provides Joint Pain Relief

Chili pepper contains substances known as capsaicinoids. These exert powerful anti-inflammatory effects. They help reduce substance P, a pain transmitter in the nerves. They are therefore helpful in conditions such as arthritis, inflammation, pain and swelling.

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Cholesterol Lowering

Chilies are good for preventing bad cholesterol from building up in the cardiovascular system. Therefore, it prevents arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.


Published by Alfred Okoko

Life & Health Transformation Coach

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