Chili to help weight loss
Can you use chili to lose weight. Chili and red hot peppers could soon become your best weight loss friend. Although it has been one of the secrets of anorexics for years, Chili has more recently began to become one of the most popular weight loss supplements.
Capsaicin, the ingredient that provides the fiery sensation, has been proven to increase body thermo genesis, increase calorie burning and aid in further weight loss through the increase in Dopamine and release of Nor-epinephrine and Epinephrine which are your main fat burning hormones.
Apart from it’s amazing weight loss benefits, chili has also been proven to be one of the most beneficial herbs with it’s hundreds of benefits which range from being antiseptic, anti inflammatory, stops heart attacks, treats certain cancers, relieves arthritis and hundreds more beneficial uses.
How Chili aids weight loss
Capsaicin (also called Capsicum) consumption causes a release of endorphin’s in your body. Endorphin’s are best described as morphine from within. Only 3 main factors are rumored to release endorphin’s – Chili, Good Laughter and Good Sex.
Apart from the natural “good feeling” and pain killing effects that these endorphin’s produce they also cause an increase in the levels of Dopamine. Dopamine is the hormone responsible for appetite and as a result your appetite is reduced and you tend to be satisfied for longer.
Dopamine increases result in increased levels of Nor-epinephrine and Epinephrine which are your 2 main fat burning hormones.
Studies have indicated that when chili is consumed 30 minutes before exercise you could burn up to 12 x more calories during and after your workout.
Many people experience an increase in colon function when first eating hot chili. While it may initially produce a slight burn down under the increased colon function is a highly desirable side effect for weight loss and improved health. The quicker food moves through your digestive tract the less fats, calories and toxins are extracted from the matter passing through your body.
Capsaicin now an ingredient in many diet pills
Capsaicin as a diet pill ingredient first became popular with the highly publicized release of Capsiplex diet pills in the UK.
Capsiplex was initially sold out within just 3 days with over 53 000 units being sold. Capsiplex has still remained to be one of the more popular diet pills in the UK.
A number of highly successful diet pills including Phen375 soon followed the pattern and began to include Capsaicin in their formulations with excellent results being achieved.
For those dieters who are unable to handle the burn of chili to lose weight, the diet pills that contain Capsaicin are a good alternative. Due to the encapsulation of Capsaicin there is no negative side effects such as gastric irritation or burn in the mouth etc.