6 Surprising Spicy Food Benefits: set your mouth on fire

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Did you know that spicy food is actually good for you? According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, green and red peppers are a powerhouse of essential minerals and contain high levels of Vitamin C. Here are 6 reasons you need to set your mouth on fire…

1. Promotes Weight Loss

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Delhi-based Nutritionist Anshul Jaibharat says, “Spicy food helps in boosting metabolism, which results in fat burning.” According to The New York Times, eating spicy food can temporarily boost your metabolism by up to 8%. Turns out that all of that sweating you do while eating spicy food actually serves a real purpose. Eating spicy food also increases satiety, making you feel full while eating less.

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