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Chili Peppers Burn Calories

Filed in Health Benefits by on September 3, 2010
Chili Peppers Burn Calories

The active ingredient in chili peppers called capsaicin can slightly increase the metabolic rate of the body and burn more calories from a meal. The study also showed that chili peppers can help stabilize the blood sugar and lower the levels of insulin in the body by studying 2 groups of people and giving them meals without chili and the other group with chili. Results showed that chili peppers have a significant effect on the group who ate meals with chili peppers compared to the other group. Aside from these findings, chili peppers have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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