Here is a very good news for people who like spicy dishes. Eating red chillies can increase the life span by an average of 13 percent. Recent study have concluded that Red Chillies help to reduce cholesterol to a great extent even though it was not concluded how a lower cholesterol can reduce mortality.
But for all those looking for some justification to ear spicy, this study will be a savior for their argument.
Peppers and spices have been for centuries thought to be beneficial in the treatment of diseases.
For the study, the team examined more than 16,000 Americans who were followed for up to 23 years.
The results found that consumers of hot red chilli peppers tended to be “younger, male, white, Mexican-American, married, and to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and consume more vegetables and meats… had lower HDL-cholesterol, lower income, and less education,” in comparison to participants who did not consume red chilli peppers.