Most new year's resolutions require restraint or limits. Here's one that gives you more yummy stuff and has been proven to help you live longer! Eat chili peppers every day!!!
Max Lugavere of Yahoo Health, published "10 Discoveries That Made Us Healthier in 2015." Coming in at number 3, "Eating spicy food may help you stay alive longer."
"Observational studies are great at finding interesting links between variables such as specific dietary patterns or components and health — a great starting place for further inquiry. This study, published in the British Medical Journal, found that people who ate spicy foods almost every day had a 14 percent lower risk of death during a seven-year follow-up compared with those who consumed them less than once a week. The active ingredient in chili pepper, capsaicin, has been shown to have a range of health-promoting effects, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer effects."
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Keep it spicy in 2016!!!
Source: Yahoo Health, Max Lugavere