As per an Italian study, people who ate food seasoned with chili peppers four times a week has a lower risk of death as compared to people who never ate them.

Chinese researchers also concluded that eating chilies was associated with lower risk of death.

Some experts believe that Capsaicin found in chili peppers helps in weight management by curbing our appetite and speeding up our metabolism.

On the flip side, as per a research, people with intake of more than 50g of chili per day, self-reported much higher occurrences of poor memory.

Also, experts caution us that eating a lot of chilies in a short span of time may actually prove to be detrimental to our health.

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