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Chillies are Healthy!

Posted by Anne Trueman on Fri, Apr 11, 2014  
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The spicy chillies are not only an indispensable ingredient for your cooking but also have immense health benefits to offer.

 

Two humble teaspoons of red chillies can give you about 10 percent of daily vitamin A and 6 percent of daily dose of vitamin C.

 

Being rich in vitamin A and C, chilies strengthen your immune system. Red chillies have plenty of vitamin A and beta carotene that is required for keeping mucous membrane lining the respiratory airways, nasal passages, urinary tract and intestinal tract healthy.

 

Red chillies keep cold and cough at an arm’s length. The peppery hot capsaicin produces secretions that facilitate mucus from congested lungs or blocked nose. So, add the firy chillies to you dishes along with garlic and lemon and make it more spicy and hot.  

 

Since the digestion of spicy meal does not need too much insulin, therefore eating red chillies is healthy for diabetics.

 

Red chillies are also beneficial in lowering triglycerides, cholesterol and platelet aggregation. It is a useful reason for spicing up your daily meals to protect your liver form day-to-day damage.

 

Due to the presence of large amount of anti-oxidants, red chillies are effective in keeping prostate cancer and bowel cancer at bay.

 

They are also known to be potent natural pain relieving agents. Capsaicin is used as local agent for treating osteoarthritis pain.  

 

Chillies are effective in lowering oodles of unwanted fat. You must have experienced heat after eating red chillies. This heat utilizes stored calories from your body.  

 

Eating red chillies can be really healthy!

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