Not only are they high in valuable vitamins and minerals, they can raise your metabolism to the extent that you just might burn off more calories.
The idea of eating chillis to lose weight isn't new. You can read more about using chillis for weight loss in this post.
The following Infographic highlights some of the fascinating facts about chillis, including ways they can help cure or prevent major illnesses and their nutritional benefits. Plus there's a heat scale comparing different types of chillis.
How A Chilli A Day
- Keeps The Doctor Away by 911 Fire Extinguishers
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