Red chilies are for those who need a reason to add some spice and heat to their food. According to a study spicy food or consumption of peppers helps in reducing hunger pangs and appetite. Capsaicin present in chilies is responsible for boosting and triggering the brain to release feel-good endorphins which makes you feel satiated and happy.
A study suggests that consuming spicy food can help reduce your cravings for salty, fatty and sweet foods for longer times. But now the Canadian researchers have discovered that spicing up a fatty meal with chili powder expressively increases levels of diet-induced thermogenesis. A string of recent studies by researchers at Canada’s Laval University advice that a key chemical contained in chilies could boost your body’s ability to burn fat and curb your appetite into the bargain.
The chemical that gives chilies and chili-based spices such as cayenne and paprika their characteristic force stimulates a natural procedure whereby some of the food we eat at each meal is converted immediately to heat.
The chances of indulging in snacking or unhealthy food reduce, thereby aiding weight loss. Really hot versions can even make us sweat and go red in the face. But there is no point eating a lot of chili if you are also eating a high diet and not doing any exercise because you still won’t lose weight. It makes one wonder about the extent to which they could already be helping a lot of us to put our excess dietary fat into the fire.
But before you start adding chili to your favorite fat-heavy foods, Doctor Wendy Doyle of the British Dietetic Association sounds a note of attention. “This research is very interesting but for effective weight loss, one has to take a lot of other factors into consideration.” “You will not be able to lose weight if you are not getting any exercise.