There is magic benefits of healthy pepper.No other type of food gives you a swift kick in the butt and screams at you to “LOOK ALIVE” better than spicy foods.
If you can stand the heat, your health can certainly benefit from using spicy spices in your kitchen!
One spice in particular, cayenne pepper, has been used for the past 9,000 years for both food and medicine!
Check out the incredible health benefits of kicking up the heat with cayenne pepper:
Health Benefits Of Cayenne Pepper
- Used to help digestion: calms upset stomach, a natural remedy for cramps and slow intestinal gas, slows diarrhea and stops stomach pain
- Helps produce saliva
- Important for digestion
- Prevents bad breath
- Improves poor circulation
- Stimulates the flow of enzyme production and gastric juices:
- Essential for your digestive system to work properly
- Helps your body metabolize food and toxins
- Powerful antioxidants properties
- Lessens the sensation of migraine pain by triggering “pain” elsewhere in the body
- Contains vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin E, manganese, potassium and flavonoids
- Helps prevent blood clots
- Capsaicin helps clear away artery-narrowing lipid deposits
- Dilates arteries and blood vessels to clear away clots
- Stimulates circulations and eliminates acidity
- Provides detox support
- Increases your body temperature and boosts your metabolism
- When applied to your skin, it has powerful pain relieving properties
- Relieves joint and arthritis pain
- One of the key anti-inflammatory foods
- Supports weight loss
- Works as an anti-irritant
- Effective in helping ulcers, coughs, upset stomachs and diarrhea
- Contains vitamin E
- Required for proper function of your organs
- Slows aging process
- Excellent source of vitamin A
- Reduces inflammation in fighting free radicals
- Vital for healthy vision and skin
- Supports neurological function
- Helps prevent allergies and alleviate symptoms
- Acts as an anti-fungal
- Prevents the formation of funghis
- Kills fungal pathogens
- Helps you fight off a cold or flu
- Contains vitamin C
- Full of beta carotene and antioxidants
How To Use Cayenne Pepper
You can pretty much sprinkle it on everything if you want to “turn up the heat.” Here are a few ways you can incorporate cayenne pepper into your diet:
- Spicy Seeds: Coat pumpkin seeds with olive oil and cayenne pepper for a spicy, crunchy snack.
- Cleansing Tonic: Mix lemon juice, apple cider vinegar and a pinch of cayenne pepper into your morning water for an energy-boosting and detoxifying beverage.
- Spicy Breakfast: Sprinkle it on your morning eggs.
- Give Veggies A Kick: Spice up your vegetables by adding cayenne pepper into melted grass-fed butter and drizzle over veggies.