Capsaicin activates genes involved in appetite and Calorie Burning

Capsaicin is a chemical found in red chili pepper used to make paprika, which is a spice used in chili and Mexican food. It reduces appetite and calorie intake and helps promote weight loss by releasing serotonin, a hunger suppressing hormone, in the gut.  (The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, published online May 2, 2014) – FitnessRx – September 2014

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