Chili Pepper Facts:
PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 68
Potential Health Benefits
- powerful anti-cancer properties
- powerful anti-inflammatory properties
- lower type II diabetes risk
- injury and wound healing
- base metabolic rate boost
- promote weight-loss
- indigestion relief
- decrease stress
- energy boost
Potential Athletic Benefits
- Decrease post-exercise recovery times from lower inflammation levels.
- Increase rate of injury and wound healing.
- Promote weight-loss for leaner body potential and a greater power-to-weight ratio.
- Boost metabolic rate for a substantially faster recovery rate.
- Protect against excess free radical exposure from prolonged exercise durations and intensities.
Glycemic Index Rank
<15 out of 100
|Low Glycemic||less than 55|
Food Sensitivity Rank
<1 to 1 ratio
|Low for Fructose Sensitivity||less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)|
Chili peppers are one of the most popular foods to spice things up in the kitchen. They are loaded with capsaicin, carotenoids, polyphenols, and vitamin C. Chili peppers benefit many systems of the body and may also assist in cancer protection, weight-loss, indigestion relief, headache relief, and inflammation treatment. They can also be eaten regularly, however, be aware of their laxative effects when eating too many in a short period of time.
Sources include: USDA
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