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Spice up your diet for a longer life, study suggests

Spice up your diet for a longer life, study suggests

If you like eating spicy foods, researchers have some good news: You’re likely to have more years to enjoy them. Compared to people who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who ate them at least three to five times per week were 14% less likely to die while they were being tracked by the international research team. In addition, those who ate spicy meals once or twice a week were 10% less likely to die during the study period, according to a report published this week in the medical journal BMJ. Scientists have long recognized that spices have beneficial health effects. In particular, capsaicin – the ingredient that gives chili peppers their bite – has been...

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