Chili pepper the benefits on our body

Chili pepper the benefits on our body

Chili is an ingredient used to enrich a cry by giving it a spicy note. However, it is not only very useful in the kitchen: numerous benefits of consuming it have been shown to be. In addition in view of winter it is also good to use it as a source of vitamin C.

In particular, eating chili pepper:

  • helps the digestion and the secretion of gastric juices;
  • improves the circulation;
  • is a cardioprotective since it reduces the amount of bad cholesterol in the body due to the presence of capsaicin;
  • is a anti-inflammatory useful against cough, hoarseness and other pains but also against conditions such as psoriasis, neuropathy or arthritis;
  • is a antibacterial, also useful against diabetes and cancer;
  • fresh chili pepper, in particular, is rich in flavonoids, lutein, and beta carotene that counteracts free radicals;
  • stimulates the release of endorphins (as when sexual intercourse occurs) and is believed to be a natural aphrodisiac.

In the face of so many benefits, however, it must also be remembered that there are contraindications in the excessive consumption of chili peppers: especially if very hot, it can bring burning and irritation (to the urinary tract and intestines and therefore its consumption is not recommended for those suffering from gastroesophageal reflux, gastritis or ulcer).

In addition, it is best not to handle it with bare hands precisely because with your hands you could then touch your eyes and nose, irritating them and also bringing irritation to your throat.

Therefore, when using it, it is best to handle it with gloves. There is in fact a real vademecum to be followed for its consumption:

  • Do not eat it more than twice a week;
  • do not consume it on an empty stomach;
  • Use small amounts within other meals.

Indeed, the benefits of chili peppers are explicit if its consumption is moderate and done with awareness.

So many people who in fact love its taste, abound in it, but as seen, it is better not to do so to avoid aggravation of problems from which one already suffers or the onset of others.