Today dishes with many spices are loved around the world. We can’t count the number of spices which are used to improve the food flavors.
Different cuisine cultures have created keys to add spices into dishes and process many delicious foods from normal daily ingredients. The study result also proves that spices bring us not only delicious dishes but also other health benefits
- Help to lose weight
Do you love the pungent taste of red peppers? Peppers contain capsaicin, which improves digestion speed and helps your body burn calories more effectively because capsaicin increases body temperature and heartbeat. Besides, study results show that people who eat food with many spices eat less. Thus, the amount of calories they add into their bodies will be reduced à weight loss absolutely happens.
- Support heartbeat
Red peppers can also protect heart “heath” by enhancing decomposition ability of glotted blood inside body. Study results prove that when you add peppers in your meals, the amount of cholesterol LDL (bad cholesterol) will prevent the oxidation process (the cause of artery congestion) for a long time and the risk of stroke. In addition, capsincin in peppers also avoids inflammation – a factor considered dangerous and cause heart attack. Statistics show that people in areas which usually eat dishes with many spices have the less chances of getting heart attack and stroke than other areas.
- Improve circulation ability
Dishes with many spices also encourage body circulation. They seem to lower the blood pressure. When you eat food with spices, body temperature rises. So blood circulation also rises and heart beats faster. Thanks to plentiful amount of vitamin A and vitamin C, peppers can strengthen blood vessels.
- Against cancers
Many study results conclude that eating dry peppers and curry powder usually will reduce the risk of cancers. Capsaicin slows the development of cancer tissues and in some cases, it can destroy them without causing danger to around tissues. In countries which have traditions of eating spices with lots of capsaicin like India, Mexico, the rate of having cancers is very low.
- Improve digestion ability
Spices also improve digestion ability because they increase hydrochloric acid excretion in stomach. Blood circulation in stomach is better, even increases the thickness of membrane. Capsaicin also helps to destroy virus like H.pylori and prevent or cure tumors in stomach. However, if you have heartburn after eating food with spices, you need to take medicine which reduces acids in stomach in order to neutralize them.
- Cure arthritis
Turmeric limits pains in joints as well as bone degeneration in old people. Circumin in turmeric is able to reduce pain caused by arthritis.
- Cure cold and flu
Capsaicin will stimulate the body to sweat and erase the discomfort caused by cold or flu symptoms. They also ventilate the airway, decrease sinusitis symptoms and other problems of flu.
- Improve sleep
Australian researchers realize that people who eat food with spices are easier to sleep than those not. They also get up earlier and have more energy for a new day.
- Raise mood
Peppers can increase the amount of endorphin and serotonin, which relieve pain and bring us the feeling of happiness. Also, they work as antidepressants that reduce stress effectively.
- Enhance respiration
Peppers have the effects like expectorant drugs, can help people who have asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and sinusitis