The study says that eating chilies can cut the risk of death from a heart attack and stroke.
You see, for many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties. Now, researchers found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and even stroke.
For chili lovers, eating chilies may cut the risk of death
This was carried out in Italy, where chili is a common ingredient. The study compared the risk of death in 23,000, some who ate chilies and some didn’t.
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Participants’ health status is monitored for over eight years. The study revealed to the researcher that the risk of dying from heart problems was 40%. This was for the people who eat chili peppers at least four times a week.
Study lead author Marialaura Bonaccio, an epidemiologist at the Mediterranean Neurological Institute (Neuromed) said.
An interesting fact is that protection from mortality risk was independent of the type of diet people followed.
In other words, someone can follow the healthy Mediterranean diet, someone else can eat less healthily, but for all of them chili pepper has a protective effect.
Better start eating chili peppers from now on if you want to live longer and lower the risk of you dying from a heart problem.