Whoever thought that heartburn could turn into a good thing?
According to new studies, people who consume spicy foods more than five times a week are found to have a fifteen percent lower risk of early death compared to those who do not consume spicy foods.
Researchers in China are reporting findings from an extensive study which found that those who regularly consume spicy food had a slightly lower mortality risk over seven years of follow-up, than those who ate them less than once a week.
Out of 487,375 participants, 20,224 died over the average seven year study period.
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