Results for - Spicy Foods (pros and cons)

1,787 voters participated in this survey

The Pros and Cons of added heat in your meal. by Dr. Prem Chattoo

Do you like to eat spicy foods?

1. Do you like to eat spicy foods?

Yes
48%
851 votes
No
39%
703 votes
Undecided
8%
140 votes
Not Applicable
5%
93 votes

2. Pros for eating spicy foods. Which ones do you agree with?

Weight Control - the best time to eat spicy food ( jalapenos or habaneros) is with a heavier meal during lunch or dinner. It will stimulate the digestive tract.
24%
423 votes
Fountain of Youth -spicy food can slow down the aging process by increasing blood flow to the face and body.
17%
299 votes
Healing - chili peppers are full of vitamins like A and C, they can help boost the immune system and even fight the common cold.
30%
540 votes
Heart Helper - acts as an antioxidant and blood thinner, which aids in heart disease by improving cardiac blood vessel strength.
21%
378 votes
Anti-inflammatory - (highest concentration of capsaicin is the key) can be be good for people with auto immune diseases, Parkinson's and even asthma sufferers.
27%
488 votes
Anti-bacterial - peppers help prevent further infections throughout the body.
22%
390 votes
Temperature Regulation - spicy food can heat up your body when it's cold out, and can cool your body off when you are hot.
18%
322 votes
na
43%
765 votes

3. Cons for eating spicy foods. Which ones do you agree with?

Irritant - capsaicin can cause damage to the lining in the stomach, which in turn can cause gastritis, stomach ulcers and even intestinal disease such as colitis.
36%
637 votes
A Bad Burn - spicy food can also cause heartburn and or re-flux disease.
39%
702 votes
Taste Less - spicy foods can also cause damage to the taste buds hampering your sense of taste.
22%
389 votes
The Unspeakable - spicy food can worsen hemorrhoids by causing further damage and irritation.
17%
300 votes
Eye-yi-yi - when chopping peppers you may know about this unwanted side effect. You are chopping and seeding when all of the sudden you rub your eye.
30%
542 votes
na
34%
616 votes
Will you be adding more spicy foods to your diet?

4. Will you be adding more spicy foods to your diet?

Yes
23%
403 votes
No
49%
870 votes
Undecided
15%
268 votes
Not Applicable
14%
246 votes
03/21/2016 Food & Drink 1787 27 By: SmokeyandBandit

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