Cayenne

Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…capsaicin can be taken orally in the form of cayenne pepper capsules. Look for them in health food stores or online and take with food to avoid stomach upset. Spicy Foods Recipes The following tasty recipes feature spicy foods like hot peppers and cayenne that are bursting with flavor—and the…

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

…crisp. * Cucumber salad: Combine 16 ounces plain nonfat yogurt, one peeled and seeded chopped cucumber, one small diced tomato, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon cumin seed, two tablespoons fresh cilantro, and a pinch of salt. Serve cold as a spicy, tangy side dish. * Chopped salad:…

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Reader Remedies for Colds and Flu

…#1: Cayenne: Sore Throat Solution When I get a sore throat, I mix a half-teaspoon of cayenne pepper in six ounces of water and drink it. Does wonders. — Kevin, via Facebook Whenever anyone in our family comes down with the flu, a cold, or a sore throat, my wife Connie sprinkles cayenne pepper…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…Wintergreen contains salicylates, the active ingredient in aspirin; while hot-pepper sauce (or any powdered version of hot red peppers, such as cayenne) contains capsaicin, another painkiller. Now it’s your turn: Do you have any New Year’s Eve survival tips you’d like to share? You…

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