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Hot pepper health – half a million study says YES Healthy hot peppers Hot pepper health – half a million study says YES

Huge study involving over half a million

This huge study was done by combining research in many smaller studies. A meta study is one that attempts to bring together many other studies to gain some knowledge. This meta study from the Cleveland clinic USA examined studies covering over half a million people world wide. We are all concerned about the effects of foods on our health and this very large study is very credible due to the scale.


The study concluded that it appears eating chilli’s can improve hot pepper health. It can reduce strokes, improve heart condition, make you live longer, and reduce cancer risk. Pretty stunning results we think. Even the study head Dr Bo Xu was surprised by how convincing the results were he said

“We were surprised to find that in these previously published studies, regular consumption of chili pepper was associated with an overall risk-reduction of all-cause, [cardiovascular disease] and cancer mortality,” 

The findings conclusions were that people who ate chilli had:  

  • a 26% relative reduction in cardiovascular mortality;
  • a 23% relative reduction in cancer mortality; and
  • a 25% relative reduction in all-cause mortality.

The study says that The exact reasons and mechanisms that might explain our findings, though, are currently unknown.  This points to a lot more hot pepper health study needed.

You can read the whole study here at the American heart association LINK TO HEART STUDY

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