Some people love to eat spicy and can not be separated, and some people can’t eat it at all. They even think that eating chili can stimulate the stomach and stomach, which is not good for the stomach.In fact, more and more studies have found that people who do not eat spicy food are really big!
Gastrointestinal cancer risk is low
In 2021, researchers such as Oxford University, Peking University, China, and other researchers published a title research in the "International Popular Legee Magazine": 510,000 Chinese people were analyzed during 10 years, they love spicy food, reducing the risk of gastrointestinal cancer,EssenceCompared with people who do not eat spicy, people who eat spicy food daily, the risk of esophageal cancer is reduced by 19%, the risk of gastric cancer is reduced by 11%, and the risk of rectal cancer is reduced by 10%.
Studies will divide the participants’ spicy food intake, and divide the frequency as follows:
Never eat spicy, occasionally (once a month), 1 to 2 days a week, 3 ~ 5 days a week, eat spicy every day
Studies have found that, compared with people who do not eat spicy food, occasionally, 1 to 2 days a week, 3 to 5 days a week, and spicy people eat spicy people, the risk of esophageal cancer will be reduced by 12%, 24%, 16%, and 19%.The risk of gastric cancer decreases by 3%, 5%, 8%, and 11%, respectively, and the risk of colorectal cancer decreases by 0%, 5%, 13%, and 10%, respectively. Further analysis found that the risk of colorectal cancer is limited to rectal risk is limited to rectal intestines.cancer.
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In addition, studies have shown that in people who do not drink and smoke, eating chili can bring greater benefits.
May live longer
In 2015, a research on the risk of spicy food and death was released in the British Medical Journal.Researchers at Harvard University conducted an investigation and analysis of Chinese people aged 30 to 79 years old and found that people who eat spicy one or two times a week are all reduced by 10%than those who do not eat spicy people.The mortality rate of people who eat spicy 3 to 7 times a week has fallen by 14%.
And compared with people who do not eat spicy food often, people who often eat spicy foods are low in the risk of cancer, heart disease and respiratory diseases.
High blood pressure risk is lower
Professor Li Liming of the School of Public Health of Peking University used the priority research project of chronic diseases in China to analyze the information information of nearly 54,000 people in Tongxiang, Zhejiang, my country, and found that often spicy foods can prevent hypertension. Adults aged 30 to 79, 44.4% of them have hypertension, and 12.3% of them eat at least spicy food once a week, but this phenomenon is only found in women.
Among people who do not drink, the high blood pressure risk of spicy people is reduced by 28%.Researchers pointed out that the specific mechanism of eating spicy foods to reduce high blood pressure is still unclear, and the reason may be related to the capsules contained in red pepper.
Although spicy food is good
Try to eat as little as possible in these types of people
Although spicy food is good, it is not suitable for everyone. There are so many benefits of pepper, but they are targeted at healthy people.Especially these categories:
1. People with cholecystitis and pancreatitis
Too spicy stimulation can stimulate gallbladder, especially those with chronic cholecystitis and gallstone.For patients with chronic pancreatitis, greedy can easily cause the disease.
2. People with severe cold or cough symptoms
Pepper stimulates the respiratory tract and throat, leading to worsening cough and cold symptoms.
3. People with pharyngitis and bronchitis
Especially pharyngitis, chronic bronchitis, oral problems, etc., due to the stimulation of capsaicin, the disease is delayed.
4. Patients with hypertension and heart disease
Pepper can enhance microcirculation, speed up heartbeat, and tachycardia, leading to expansion of blood vessels throughout the body, thereby increasing blood pressure.For people who already have chronic diseases such as hypertension or heart disease, too much edible pepper may cause the disease to be more serious.
5. Patients with hemorrhoids
Patients with hemorrhoids may also cause hemorrhoidal congestion and edema after eating, leading to worsening of the disease and inducing anal abscess.
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The 3 major precautions for spicy food should be known
Since there are so many benefits to eating spicy food, do you eat more, the better?In fact, this is not the case.Eating too much pepper is not only good for health, but also harmful.Eating hot and spicy, remember these points!
1. Don’t eat too much spicy
If you want to eat chili and you are afraid of being too spicy, you can remove the pepper seeds and pepper lines (tendons), and the spicy taste will be much reduced.Relatively speaking, the spicyness of pepper skin is much lower.
2. Don’t eat spicy when you are on an empty stomach
Zhang Guoying, deputy chief physician of Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, introduced in an interview with the Health Times in 2014 that try not to eat peppers on an empty stomach to reduce the stimulation of the gastric mucosa.One cold will damage gastrointestinal blood.
3. Drink some milk when solving spicy
If you feel spicy after eating spicy food, you can drink milk or drink a little yogurt, fermented soy milk, etc. to relieve the spicy stimulation, help regulate the intestinal flora, and reduce gastrointestinal discomfort.
Source: Popular Science China Comprehensive Health Times