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It turns out that these are the benefits of red chili for health

RIAU24.COM – Red chilies are usually used as a spice and can be cooked or dried and made into a powder.

Capsaicin is the main bioactive plant compound in chilies, which is responsible for its unique, tangy taste and many health benefits.

Here are some of the benefits of chili that you need to know, as reported by the Genpi.co page.

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1. Long life

Red chilies have been linked to a longer life. According to one study, adults who ate at least one fresh or dried chili a month for 20 years reduced their risk of death by 13 percent.

However, researchers are not yet sure about the reasons for how this happened.

2. Lose weight

Research shows chilies can help you lose weight by reducing appetite and increasing the fat burning process.

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3. Cancer

Research has found that hot chemicals can kill cells linked to more than 40 types of cancer including colon, lung and pancreatic cancer. The researchers also showed that capsaicin could even change how some genes associated with cancer cells work and prevent them from growing.

However, more research is needed because some studies suggest that cabaib consumption is associated with an increased risk of cancer.

4. Arthritis

A study found the capsaicin in chilies reduced the discomfort caused by arthritis and fibromyalgia by half in just a few weeks. Capsaicin is used as an ingredient in many lotions, patches and creams.