Who doesn’t love a little dose of hot sauce or chili oil? Whether you’re hoping to add some kick to otherwise bland takeout on the go, or spend some time cooking a meal with layers upon layers of spices and flavors, spicy foods and hot sauces are really true culinary blessing—but it might actually have significant health benefits, too
According to a Healthline report, spicy food actually has a lot of benefits that go beyond just enhancing the flavors of a dish.
Not only does eating spicy allegedly increase longevity by 14 percent, it also speeds up the metabolism and can even help with headaches and nausea.
With that in mind, here’s exactly what happened when I ate extremely spicy food everyday for a week—including the surprising amount of weight I shed in just a few days.
I love eating spicy food—some of my favorite cuisines are Indian,