Since I was little, I used to eat spicy because, as you know, I was born and I grew up in France, but my mother is from Reunion; I grew up with the Reunion culture and particularly in it concerns the kitchen. This is called Creole cuisine. Almost all of our dishes are spicy. Either they are accompanied by spicy rougail such as tomato rougail, aubergine rougail (bringelle in Creole), lemon rougail, mango rougail, etc. Or the caris are spicy.
I love to eat spicy food because it enhances the taste of my dishes and makes them tastier.
And now I can’t eat without chili. I think eating spicy food can be useful for the body because I have read that there are many benefits.

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Two packets of bean sprouts
1-ounce boneless pork
One piece of ginger
Four garlic cloves
Two tablespoons of soy sauce
One tablespoon olive

1- Crush the spices; garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper.

2- Cut the pork roughly into pieces, then pour in the soy sauce. To mix everything

3- Pour a spoonful of oil into pan. Place the pieces of meat.

4- Cook them for 15-20 minutes until they turn golden. Then remove them from the pan.

5- Place the spices and cook for 5 minutes.

6-Rinse the bean sprouts. Please place them in the same pan as the meat and then brown them for 15 minutes. They must remain crispy but must be cooked.

7- Then place the broccoli; mix everything, then add the meat and mix. Cook for five more minutes, then turn off the heat.

To eat with rice and spicy rougail

Chop suey’s secret is to have a good dose of ginger and cook over low heat at the end.

Eating spicy makes you lose weight.

The effect of spicy food on our body is not limited to a superficial burn in the mouth. Hot foods stimulate the body’s metabolism, which can help support weight loss. A person who sweats when eating spicy foods has been shown to burn more calories.

Reduce sugar cravings

If you’re new to the table – sugar is bad for you in so many ways! This is one of the reasons you keep gaining weight, and it also hurts your energy levels. Let’s not even start tooth decay! The great news is that inflamed foods help suppress sugar cravings almost instantly. So the next time you crave a donut, all you have to do is dab your tongue with hot sauce!

Strengthen your immune system

Spices are rich in antioxidants and antimicrobial properties that protect against bacteria. That’s why you’ll find that many home remedies for the flu contain cayenne pepper – there is a method in what may seem like madness! This may also be one of the reasons why many Asian populations have excellent life expectancy statistics. The next time you feel like a cold is brewing, cook a curry or spice up your “hot” little one.

Cancer prevention

Vital laboratory data has indicated that spices like curcumin have properties that help prevent and reduce cancer cells’ growth. While these studies are still ongoing, scientists are confident that the results show a positive indication that spicy foods can prevent breast, cervix, prostate, and stomach cancer. These foods are worth adding to your diet – they are right for you, after all. Spices are rich in vitamins, minerals, pigments but also in antioxidants such as quercetin, polyphenols, or even curcumin. However, as we know, antioxidants make it possible to fight effectively against aging cells and prevent certain cancers’ appearance.

Note also that hot peppers contain capsaicin, a molecule that kills cancer cells. This molecule is miraculous because it only attacks cancer cells without damaging the healthy cells that surround the tumor. Eating hot pepper is therefore recommended in the fight against cancer.

Spicy dishes help you live longer.

According to a study conducted by a team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, eating well-spiced food can lead to better life expectancy. To reach this conclusion, the researchers followed nearly half a million Chinese for several years. They observed that spicy dishes’ daily consumption made it possible to reduce the risk of dying prematurely by 14% compared to weekly consumption.

They help to withstand the heat.

Eating spicy food is an excellent way to keep the body thermoregulated through sweating. Indeed, sweat helps dissipate heat. The evaporation of water from the skin helps cool the body by carrying calories with it. Sweating triggered by a spicy dish will cool the whole body.The active compound causes the spice’s pungent effect (e.g., capsaicin for chili or piperine for pepper). In our body, these compounds stimulate heat receptors and then desensitize them. For this reason, people who eat spicy food tolerate the feeling of heat caused by spices more and, by extension, hot climates!


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