Adding spice to your meals might do more than boost their flavor. A recent study performed by researchers at the Peking University Health Science Center found that regular consumption of spicy foods contributes to decreased mortality rates, including deaths due to respiratory issues, heart disease and cancer.
The study was performed over nine years and had nearly 500,000 participants. Those who ate spicy foods several times a week lowered their risk of death by 14 percent. Researchers found a range of ailments that were positively affected by regular consumption of foods such as chili peppers. Those who also avoided …read more