“A Legitimate But Under-The-Radar Superfood.”
Jalapenos contain capsaicin. It’s the heat compound in many types of peppers that makes them taste spicy. And it happens to have some major health benefits…
It fights cancer. One study found capsaicin helps slow the growth of breast cancer. Capsaicin turns off the protein that feeds breast cancer cells, making them grow and multiply.
It helps with weight loss. Another study showed capsaicin increases core body temperature. This can help speed metabolism and aid weight loss. A separate study revealed capsaicin not only increases weight loss, but also helps curb appetite.