December 13, 2010
Accidental Brilliance Superfood and Supplement Series...Capsaicin
Who wants to spice up their life a little...with some peppers that is. Just a few hot peppers added to your favorite foods can make a big difference. Peppers contain compounds called capsaicinoids which cause anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and heart healthy effects on the body. In addition, they are high in antioxidants and contain twice the amount of vitamin C found in citrus fruits. They burn fat by increasing metabolic activity and have been proven to help relieve pain and help in preventing and relieving headaches. And who doesn't want to be a little hotter right ?