According to dermatologist Rossana Janina Llergo of the Mexican Foundation for Dermatology, and nutritionist Laura Romero of the Nutrest center, the ten benefits of eating chili peppers are:

10 benefits of eating chili

1. The active ingredient is the capsaicin, which gives it that spicy characteristic. In addition, it is composed of water, carbohydrates, fiber, protein, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, sulfur, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, and iodine.

2. Red chili peppers contain large amounts of vitamin C and A, more than yellow and green.

To your health

3, It has been seen to have effects anticancers, analgesics, anti-inflammatories, and antimicrobials.

4. In the respiratory system can act as an expectorant for congestion or cough problems.

5. It helps you get that feeling of satiety so that you eat less amount of calories, and you are also studying whether it inhibits proteins associated with fat production.

6. They function as antioxidants by protect from cardiovascular diseases, digestive ailments such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as well as boosting the immune system.

7. Moderately increase spending energy due to a thermogenic effect (temperature rise body), so it has also been linked to an increase in the metabolism.

For your beauty

8. By favouring processes of scarring, helps acne problems, cold sores, burns, and wounds of the skin.

9. It has antioxidant effects on the skin that help stimulate collagen formation, give uniformity to tone of skin and a better texture.

10. Stimulate the function of hair follicles to help hair grow and give it a thicker and brighter look. That’s why we find products on the market with chili or capsaicin to combat hair loss.