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The Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Updated on August 8, 2016

Cayenne Pepper is a very healthy vegetable. It consists of vitamin C and capsicum. Capsaicin is the compound that gives sharp flavor to the red pepper.

Below are the Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

  • The healing power of Cayenne peppers
  • Minerals and bioflavonoid
  • Prevention against sinusitis
  • Cayenne peppers is good for the heart
  • Prevention against type 2 diabetes
  • Prevention against Crohn's disease
  • Cayenne peppers prevents obesity
  • Prevention against cold feet

The healing power of Cayenne peppers

Pepper helps prevent many diseases through the use of vitamins, minerals and bioflavonoid. People who eat daily with cayenne peppers or chili will hardly catch

cold. Pepper keeps the airway open; this is what you notice immediately after eating. Bacteria are tackled with capsaicin. In addition, it contains lots of vitamin C. In pepper, about 14grams of the vitamin C is needed for the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) . It also contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B3 and B6.

Minerals and bioflavonoid

Cayenne peppers contain the following phytonutrients: beta-carotene, lutein, cryptoxanthinen, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin. These flavonoids have an antioxidant effect because the damage that free radicals apply in the body occurs by turning off these free radicals. Furthermore, there is in the hot pepper, the minerals potassium, manganese, iron and magnesium.

Prevention against sinusitis

The capsaicin prevents sinusitis (sinus infection). This is caused by bacteria or viruses. Capsaicin has an antibacterial effect. The healing, antibacterial action of capsaicin in the red pepper makes them a medicinal food.

Cayenne pepper is good for the heart

Cayenne pepper contains vitamin A and vitamin C, in addition with many bioflavonoids. This keeps the blood vessels elastic. This is due to the action of antioxidants. This will plaque, and then prevent oxidized cholesterol to deposits on the vessel walls. This also prevents arteriosclerosis as well as several cardiovascular diseases .Cayenne peppers are good for the heart. Cayenne pepper works cholesterol because triglyceride (TAG) sit in the pepper.TAG plays an important role in human metabolism. It helps, inter alia, in the blood clots to break off.

Cayenne pepper Prevents type 2 diabetes

According to scientific research, the body post-meal insulin needs to make the blood sugar level lower after taking Cayenne pepper. Occasionally a hot pepper in the omelet, soup or salad does very well to reduce the need for insulin. Too much peppers can cause stomach upsets. It is therefore recommended to take yogurt in order to calm down the stomach after meals.

Cayenne pepper prevents Crohn's disease

Capsaicin prevents the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are two forms of IBD, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis- an inflammation in the large intestine.

Prevention Against obesity(weight loss)

Some people eat red pepper and start sweating. That's because Cayenne pepper is thermogenic. This can also cause fat burn. In short, Cayenne pepper contributes to maintain body weight. Many red peppers would break down fat, but too much red pepper is not good again, like they say too much of everything is bad. It is not convenient to bet on a single horse when it comes to losing weight.

Cayenne pepper prevents cold feet

That tastes like red pepper knows almost everything. But do you know that you can keep your feet warm in winter with this pepper? With a little cayenne pepper, made from cayenne pepper, placed in a sock this helps to prevent cold feet so easily. This is also a good tip if you want to skate without getting cold feet.


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