Holistic Health Jalapeños & Prime Pepper Perks

Burning more than just your Tongue! (Photo: PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay)

There’s been a long-standing interest in the health benefits of peppers such as jalapeños and chillies. Besides the mystical capacity to “heal” any bland meal (personal opinion), a comparison of studies shows that eating chilli pepper produces an increase in background metabolism rate (thermogenesis) and fat burning (lipid oxidation) [1]. Thermogenesis, which can also be induced by cold temperatures, can…