The secret to living longer

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  1. Shithead

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    Curry 'helps you live longer': Eating spicy food makes you 10% less likely to die says research
    People who ate spicy meals once or twice a week are 10 per cent likely to die than those who had them less, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences found

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    Curry favour: Spicy good prolongs life says research
    Fiery foods could literally be the spice of life - as they can boost chances of living longer, researchers found.

    People who ate spicy meals like curry favourites tikka masala, jalfrezi and vindaloo once or twice a week were 10% less likely to die than those who had them less. Munching spicy foods daily led to a 14% lower risk of death.

    In the biggest study of its kind, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences also found regular spice eaters were far less likely to die if they had diabetes, cancer, or heart or respiratory disease.

    Fresh and dried chilli peppers were the most commonly used spice in the study of 500,000 people aged between 30 and 80.



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    Eating spicy food is good for you
    But researchers said the findings were “observational” and eating lots of spicy food could be linked to other lifestyle choices.

    Dr Nita Forouhi, of the University of Cambridge , said: “More research is needed.”

    A bioactive ingredient in spices, capsaicin, was already thought to be anti-obesity, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer.

    And any positives from spice could be wiped out if people drank more booze or exercised less, experts warned.
     
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    johnfreeman1 Well-Known Member

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    Indian food is amazing, but strangely expensive.
     
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    Tell this fact to my diverticulitis and acute gastritis...
     
  4. IfTheyOnlyKnew

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    :bigthink

    Hmmm...it's a wonder I'm even still alive then, cuz I don't do spicy :nono:
     
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    cetiya Lunatic VIP

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    I guess I'm gonna die soon too!! I'm a huge baby when it comes to spices. I don't even have pepper in my apartment. Can't eat chilie.
     
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    The curry paste in a can is very good much better than powder
     
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    teehee Friend Of The Friendless

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    I hate curry. Just smelling it makes me want to barf...
     
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    Bristol Chicken Free Range and Loving It

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    "eating lots of spicy food could be linked to other lifestyle choices."

    Yeah like keeping close proximity to restroom facilities.

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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    If you want to smell like someone from India, eat all of the curry you like.

    Me, I don't want to stand next to you if you smell like that.
     
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    I put hot sauce on everything. I'm gonna live to be 100!:clap:
     
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    Good.

    I eat so spicy that I get dizzy at least once or twice a week.
     
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    :c
     
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    We do too - and put tumeric in soups, etc.
     
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    They grow really well out here too. We have a nice little area full of hot peppers that we grow.:)
     
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    I don't get the appeal of eating a meal and your mouth burning at the same time.
     
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    This should be on everything

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    Love heat...
     
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    I don't eat curry because I don't like the smell, but I put Sriracha on everything that isn't sweet. That's right, I said everything. Mmmm, crave that heat! Like @reno, I'm gonna live forevuh! I'm gonna learn how to fly. High!




    Thank you for the reps, @reno! :)

    Thank you for the reps, @1Vegasgirl! :)
     
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    I can't stand the smell of curry either, it's the one smell I can't hang around for, that and diesel exhaust.

    I never liked spicy food. To me, it doesn't add anything to the food except heat, not flavor. Besides, if I eat spicy food, I'll be shitting fire for the rest of the day.
     
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