Saturday, July 20, 2013

Hot Peppers For Health

The active beneficial ingredient in hot peppers is called capsaicin. This is what makes them hot and what gives them their high antioxidant levels.
If you like putting a little zing into your meals, here are some of the amazing benefits you can expect to get from those delicious peppers:
  • Relieves Arthritis
  • Lowered blood sugar and cholesterol
  • Strengthens blood vessels
  • Relieves headaches
  • Increases metabolism
  • Burns fat
There are many different varieties of hot peppers with some being more or less available depending on where you live. This is a short list of some of the more commonly known peppers to get you started.

Not sure which peppers to choose? Grab a glass of milk and give these a try:
  • Hot Banana Pepper
  • Serrano Peppers
  • Poblano Peppers
  • Habanero Peppers
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Anaheim Peppers