Tag: "peppers" at medical news
Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago
...ient Mexican chilies. The researcher found that peppers
from Guila Naquitz included at least seven different cultivars, while peppers
from the smaller sample in Silvia's cave represented three cultivars. Perry, however, is yet to co...
Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies
For centuries, hot peppers
have been credited with mysterious medicinal prope...to produce natural heat//. Throughout history, hot peppers
have been used to fight topical pain, headaches and even heart attacks, but today nature's tasty hea...
Eat Chillies, Burn Fat
...efits of capsaicin, the compound// which gives the peppers
their zing. According to the latest study conducted by Gow-Chin Yen and Chin-Lin Hsu at the National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan, capsaicin makes fat cells self-destruct, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. The result of the study is ...
Tidbits on Tarantula bites and fiery Pepper sensations!
...tarantula venom is introduced to mice as hot chili peppers
when fed to them. This experiment throws interestingly proves that the defensive mechanism of some animals and plants are quite similar in warding off a predator by triggering pain. The research aids understanding of the pathway of pain and expoun...
Sensitive Taste Buds Can Be The Blame for Lil'One Not Eating Vegetables
...nd cucumbers and sweeter ones like carrots and red peppers
to snack on, the sensitive kids ate notably fewer bitter vegetables. They also found that only 8% of the nontaster children, refused to eat all vegetables while 32% of the children who were considered sensitive refused to eat. The researchers hence...
Spices Could Be Employed To Treat Certain Cancers
...ther study found that capsaicin, which makes chili peppers
hot, when fed to mice caused apoptosis of the pancreatic cancer cells. The study was conducted by Sanjay Srivastava of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He said that capsaicin triggered the cancerous cells to die off and significantly ...
Indians are certainly having their greens and eating them too!
...Indian hotels // . Salad leaves and coloured bell peppers
are becoming hot favourites for toss-it-up-your-way spreads. Judging by the salad bars at buffet spreads, it's clear that greens offer a wave of flavours for every palate. Infact, lots of Indians want salad to be an essential part of dining or lunchi...
An effective pain killer
...ture to capsaicin, the active ingredient of chilli peppers
and capsicum, a known pain reliever.// Capsaicin acts on a specific receptor in the body called the vanilloid receptor, which sits on pain sensory nerve endings. Vallinoid receptors normally react to heat and acidity. The 'hot' sensation experienced...