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JALAPENO: COOKING WITH BENEFITS

When it comes to beginners to peppers and cooking, most people would turn to jalapenos. This is because they aren’t exaggeratedly hot like the habanero nor is it dull like the bell pepper. If we talk about it in Scoville Heat Index standards, the habaneros are considered “crazy hot” while bell peppers are “not...

Natural Prostate Cancer Fighting Foods

We all know that eating a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean meats is the best way to keep a healthy body – besides exercising, of course. Different types of food have been scientifically proven to boost overall health. We have lycopene rich tomatoes for the heart, vitamin C in...

HAPPY WITH CHILI

Ted Barrus, 37, from Pullman Washington is the internet sensation as the self-acclaimed ‘fire-breathing-idiot’. Barrus is not in fact a circus-performer, but rather a culinary enthusiast who takes it upon himself to challenge the spiciest spices known to man. His latest sampling is the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, the pepper recently named world's hottest by...

SPICY FOOD IMPROVE HEALTH IN MANY WAYS

The heat that spicy food provide come from an active alkaloid compound called capsaicin. These spicy food are not limited to hot peppers, but are also present in some food or vegetable with any tangible heat. Adding a little bit of spice to the dishes are not only satisfying to our taste buds but...

World’s Hottest Pepper is World Healthiest Pepper

"We have raised the bar for heat intensity by surpassing the current world record holder, the Butch T. Trinidad Scorpion" This is the statement of Ed Currie, founder of the PuckerButt Pepper Company last August 27 when a manufacturer and distributor of all natural chili pepper products and seeds, PuckerButt Pepper Company, launched the debut...

FOOD TO FIGHT ULCER

Ulcers are sores in the lining of the digestive tract. Contrary to popular belief, ulcers don’t only occur in the stomach, wherein this type of ulcer is called gastric ulcer. It can also occur in the esophagus and in the duodenum. These ulcers are called esophageal ulcer and duodenal ulcer respectively. Duodenal ulcer, in the...

FOODS, HERBS AND SUPPLEMENTS THAT HELP FIGHT CANCER

As many of us already know, a healthy diet can keep us away from all those diseases and conditions. A variety of raw, fresh vegetables and fruits are a usual part of a “healthy diet”. But, they can also be the best prevention and potential cure for the increasingly prevalent cancers, depending on what...

FOODS THAT INCREASE AND DECREASE THE RISKS OF PROSTATE CANCER

If you want to fend off cancer, knowing which foods can increase the risks and likewise decrease it is very important. For starters, let’s discuss the foods that can increase it. The foods to avoid. Many foods can contribute to the development or spread of prostate cancer. An example would be red meat. It was...

FOODS AND HERBS THAT CAN FIGHT CANCER

As cancer becomes more prevalent given today’s environmental conditions, make sure to fill your diet with these highly nutritional but also beneficial foods and herbs that can help prevent and fight cancer. Don’t worry, it won’t drain your pockets. Vegetables. We all know that vegetables are definitely healthy – like, the epitome of healthiness. It...

HEALTHY CHILI

What is Capsaicin? Capsaicin is a vanilloid compound commonly found in Chili peppers, and is the reason for its spicy flavor. Capsaicin was first isolated by John Clough Thresh. The exact chemical structure of capsaicin was determined by E. K. Nelson in 1919. It was synthesized by Ernst Spath and Stephen F. Darling in 1930. Although those...

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