Do Spicy Food Lovers Live Longer?

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Spicy food is delicious, but how does it affect our health?

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Sources:
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0070583
https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/49/6/453/229475
http://www.ckbiobank.org/site/
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/index.htm
Mortality studies:
http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h3942
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0169876
Anti-cancer:
http://ar.iiarjournals.org/content/36/3/837.long
http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/71/8/2809
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/ipdf/10.1021/jf506098s
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24337453
Diabetes/obesity:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2890380/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24941669
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27174467
Salt/hypertension:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-diet-sodium-spice/can-spicy-foods-curb-salt-cravings-or-lower-blood-pressure-idUSKBN1D02Z8
http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/early/2017/10/30/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09950
Bacteria:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22427935
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26617603

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