This Spice Just CURED Diabetes
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
It’s no secret that inflammation is the root cause of all disease.
And it seems like every day, science discovers a new way inflammation turns you into a sitting duck for everything from cancer to diabetes.
But as it turns out, there’s an easy way to shield your body from the effects of inflammation.
You see, researchers from the University of Connecticut have just found that a simple food can stop inflammation in its tracks.
And believe it or not — it may even be powerful enough to cure diabetes.
I’m talking about chili peppers.
And these spicy plants have been shown in the past to do everything from extending your life to fighting tough cancers.
But just this week, University of Connecticut scientists published a study that found chili peppers can dramatically reduce inflammation.
In the study, researchers fed capsaicin, a chemical found in chili peppers, to mice.
Once they realized it reduced gut inflammation, they decided to take a closer look at capsaicin’s effects on other parts of the body.
And what they found was incredible…
The capsaicin was so powerful at reducing inflammation in the pancreas that it cured the mice of Type 1 diabetes.
Experts believe capsaicin is so effective because it binds itself to special receptors called TRPV1. This creates a compound called anandamide, which helped lower the mice’s immune response and stop inflammation.
Anandamide reacts with other immune cells that affect the pancreas and helps stop the reactions that cause diabetes.
You can get more capsaicin in your diet by adding chili peppers or hot sauce to your favorite foods.
Can’t handle the heat?
You can add more capsaicin to your diet through supplements. Cayenne pepper is loaded with capsaicin, and you can buy it through natural health retailers for about $6 a month.
Managing editor, Living Well Daily
Written By Natalie Moore
Natalie Moore is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for finding healthy, natural, and science-based solutions. After a decade of direct healthcare experience in western and natural medicine, she was involved in public health research before joining Living Well Daily.
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