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Benefits of Chili Pepper

Spicy Food Could Prolong Life

 

A new study suggests that eating hot red chili peppers is linked to a 13% drop in overall mortality, specifically due to heart disease or stroke. The researchers examined national health and nutritional data from more than 16,000 Americans over a 23 year period and found that the consumption of hot red chili peppers delayed death among those who ate the spicy fruit.

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Benefits of Kale

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Kale is one of the important member of the super food family. Kale comes from the cabbage family, which also includes broccoli, cauliflower, and collards. It is an excellent source of nutrients and is indeed one of the healthiest food. Eating kale can result in healthy skin, hair and bones, as well as healthy digestion and a reduced risk of heart disease. Kale improves blood glucose control in diabetics and also lowers the risk of cancer too.

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Which is more healthy? Greek Yogurt vs Regular Yogurt

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When it comes to the topic of healthy eating, I regularly hear people talking about substituting a food item with a healthier one. One of those food is Greek Yogurt. After hearing so much I decided to do some research on my own.

As I check in Wikipedia, the definition of greek yogurt is:  “Strained yogurt, Greek yogurt, yogurt cheese, or labneh (Arabic: لبنة‎‎ labnah, pronounced LEB-neigh), is yogurt that has been strained to remove its whey, resulting in a thicker consistency than unstrained yogurt, while preserving yogurt’s distinctive, sour taste. Like many types of yogurt, strained yogurt is often made from milk that has been enriched by boiling off some of its water content, or by adding extra butterfat and powdered milk. In Europe and North America, it is often made with low-fat or fat-free yogurt.”

Honestly, I didn’t understand a single word from the above definition as it didn’t answer my first question i.e. what is the major difference between green yogurt and the regular yogurt I eat daily? Continue Reading