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Chilli peppers may increase your lifespan says study: Know 5 other reasons for including them in your diet

Studies have found that chilli peppers are beneficial for your health and may increase your lifespan as well. So, here we are with a list of a few more health benefits pepper provides.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 10, 2020 15:12 IST
Chilli peppers may increase your lifespan says study: Know 5 reasons for having them in your diet
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Health benefits of chilli peppers

According to a recent study to be presented in the American Heart Association conference, people who consume chilli peppers regularly have lesser chances of dying due to heart diseases or cancer. The research was conducted on the dietary patterns of 570,000 people in USA, China, Iran and Italy which resulted that people who eat chilli peppers 

A taste for spicy food could have unexpected benefits, according to research set to be presented this week at the conference of the American Heart Association. People who regularly eat food containing child peppers have a "significantly reduced risk of dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer," says a paper based on the health and dietary records of more than 570,000 test subjects in the United States, Italy, China and Iran. Therefore, here we are with five more reasons for you to include red pepper in your diet:

It increases immunity

Strong immunity is the need of the hour currently, keeping in mind the COVID-19 global pandemic. Chilli peppers have vitamic C which is good for boosting your immunity. 

Prevents anemia

Red peppers are very effective when a person is anemix as it contains vitamin B6 and folate which helps in keeping your blood circulation intact. 

Good for eyes

Red chilli peppers have goodness of vitamin A which works wonders for your eyes. Especially during night. Therefore chilli peppers are a must have in your diet.

Reduces the risk of cancer

Chilli peppers have high amount of lycopene which according to some studies have prevented different types of cancers like lung cancer, prostate cancer and more.

Burns more calories 

If the above reasons were not enough, red bell peppers are good for you to lose weight as well. Yes, they regulate thermogenesis in your body which increases your metabolism and you will be able to burn more calories. 

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