Chili Peppers and Cancer Prevention

Capsaicin, the active ingredient in chilli peppers that makes them “hot”, has a number of anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and heart-health boosting properties. A study conducted at Nottingham University in the UK showed that Capsaicin killed laboratory cultured lung cancer cells and pancreatic cancer cells, by attacking the cells’ source of energy and triggering programmed cell death. … Read more