There are many crazy speculations about the health benefits of eating chillies and some chilli geeks at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles have been testing!
The tests showed amazingly the potential of repressing the growth of the cancer cells in humans.
“Capsaicin had a profound anti-proliferative effect on human prostate cancer cells in culture,” said the institutes’s Soren Lehmann. “It also dramatically slowed the development of prostate tumors formed by those human cell lines grown in mouse models,”
Peppers can also be used to treat ailments such as:
These and many more medical uses that have been reported, the main ingredient of the pepper this is associated to is capsaicin.
Further chilli geek researchers at the University of Tasmania have also been studying and the results suggests that the regular consumption of chillies can help your body control insulin levels after eating which could benefit the overweight or diabetics.