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Chili peppers can decrease colorectal cancer risk, claims new research
Tech Times ^ | Aug 2, 2014 | Judy Mottl

Posted on 08/02/2014 6:16:12 AM PDT by Innovative

If you don't eat chili peppers or hot curry much you may want to reassess that given new research that claims the peppers and curry can play a role in reducing the risk of colorectal and bowel tumors, as well as extend a person's lifespan by 30 percent.

The study claims the active ingredient in chili peppers, called dietary capsaicin, decreases the cancer risk as it triggers chronic activation of an ion channel called TRPV1, which is a sensory neuron that protects the intestine against acidity and spicy chemicals.

In essence adding chili peppers and hot curries to the diet can not only lower the risk of bowel cancer the foods can extend life and even boost memory, according to the research.

The peppers and curry intake can also help burn off calories more easily, and earlier research indicates capsaicin lowers blood pressure.

(Excerpt) Read more at techtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Food; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: bloodpressure; bowelcancer; boweltumors; cancer; capsaicin; chilipeppers; coloncancer; colorectalcancer; curry; health; longevity; medicine; peppers; prevention
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This sounds good!
1 posted on 08/02/2014 6:16:12 AM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Hot Cha Cha!

That is good news for me!


2 posted on 08/02/2014 6:18:01 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: Innovative

We’re supposed to eat them, yes? Ouch...


3 posted on 08/02/2014 6:21:27 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Innovative

They cook the bowels from the inside out and induce a high velocity flushing action. God help me, but I can’t stop eating the hot stuff.


4 posted on 08/02/2014 6:26:11 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Innovative
LOL...I cook with hot madras curry and/or tabasco every day; my kitchen smells like an Indian grocery store. Guess I'm going to live forever.

If I can plug a favorite product here, if you have a Buffalo Wild Wings near you, they sell bottles of their sauce, and their curry is very good. It has some preservatives and additives I normally try to avoid, but will allow myself to indulge in every now and then. Their curry sauce over some shrimp on a bed of jasmine rice....Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

5 posted on 08/02/2014 6:26:57 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Caipirabob

Hehe, good one. I love my spicy foods too. I guess if you feel the burn of means you are getting healthy.


6 posted on 08/02/2014 6:27:44 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Innovative
Buy One of these.
7 posted on 08/02/2014 6:31:48 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Caipirabob

“We’re supposed to eat them, yes? Ouch...”

You could apply them directly but I’d rather not.


8 posted on 08/02/2014 6:33:42 AM PDT by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke; SortaBichy
I knew a slug once who got a bad case of the itchies, so his doc prescribed suppositories.

The guy went back a week later and complained, "For all the good those things did, I could have shoved 'em up my ass...."

9 posted on 08/02/2014 6:38:39 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign, number sign, or octothorpe. ###)
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To: Innovative

There fire breathing Hungarian peppers in my garden. I have NO idea what to do with them... Guess I’ll dry them and turn them into medicine. LOL


10 posted on 08/02/2014 6:39:30 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Joe 6-pack

I like hot food. However, people should be advised that the Wild Buffalo Wings Atomic (IIRC) Wings are near lethal. My husband was laughing at me, at first, as my face turned red. He then started to become concerned when the sweat began. By the time I was unable to finish eating the order, he actually had his keys out and was about to take me to the ER.

I suffered no lasting ill effects, but be aware that when they say *hot*, they mean it.


11 posted on 08/02/2014 6:46:03 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: madison10

Fart your way to good health! I just pity the poor guy standing next to him.


12 posted on 08/02/2014 6:47:37 AM PDT by k4gypsyrose
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To: ErnBatavia
LOL! Good one.

FWIW, a couple of swigs a day from a giant Tabasco bottle has been my regimen throughout the cold season for the last seven years. I still get little snifflers, but have only missed a half day of work in those seven years due to a cold.

13 posted on 08/02/2014 6:48:42 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Innovative

I guess I am going to have to die 30% sooner because I am not eating those things. They burn me all the way through......... if you catch my drift!


14 posted on 08/02/2014 6:50:47 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Sirius Lee

But can you break wind without breaking the sound barrier?


15 posted on 08/02/2014 6:54:15 AM PDT by mcshot (..."And this too shall pass.")
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To: reformedliberal

Yep, I love hot foods, but for me, somewhere about the habanero level (100,000-300,000 Scoville units) is my upper threshold for where the heat transitions from a serious flavor enhancer to mild torture. When I push into that territory or sometimes a little beyond I always have copious amounts of ice cream or frozen yogurt on hand, lol.


16 posted on 08/02/2014 6:58:58 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Innovative

If this is true, then it would simple to check the populations of the world who eat a lot of chili peppers and see what their rates of colorectal cancer are compared to populations that eat few or no chili peppers.


17 posted on 08/02/2014 7:02:36 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: mcshot
But can you break wind without breaking the sound barrier?

Not without creating spontaneous human combustion.

18 posted on 08/02/2014 7:04:34 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: reformedliberal; Joe 6-pack

Hi Ref! I’m sorry to hear about your experience. That’s scary! It’s funny to me that you and Joe brought up BWW. I LOVE LOVE LOVE their boneless blazin’ wings - and actually crave them at times, which tells me that my body must be needing them for whatever reason. Anyway, on one occasion, I wasn’t careful and somehow got a small bit of the atomic in my eye. I wanted to die. My darling wifeee laughed as my face turned bright red and tears gushed from both eyes. My face was contorting as the server approached the table and tried to be sweetly consoling - as she obviously thought I was sobbing over bad news. My wife just busted out laughing and heads turned our way as I pitifully sobbed back “I..I...I got sauce.. Sauce... My eye!! Owweeeee!”. Pathetic.


19 posted on 08/02/2014 7:05:25 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: driftless2

That’s what I was thinking.


20 posted on 08/02/2014 7:09:55 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: DugwayDuke
You could apply them directly but I’d rather not.

We judge our peppers on a "double burn" scale...

21 posted on 08/02/2014 7:10:37 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: lefty-lie-spy
I guess if you feel the burn of means you are getting healthy.

Lol...per post #21:

: )

22 posted on 08/02/2014 7:11:50 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Joe 6-pack
I had some neighbours from India across the hall for about three years. They moved out last month, but the smell of their cooking, I wanted to invite myself to dinner every night.

There is a Buffalo Wild Wings in town, I'll have to check it out.

23 posted on 08/02/2014 7:13:44 AM PDT by real saxophonist (Stay In The Fight - Kyle Lamb)
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To: Innovative
stooopid should hurt... girl learns lesson, tooo funny/language
24 posted on 08/02/2014 7:18:08 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: driftless2

What are the controls in the experiment?

Studies like these are pretty useless. Eat a varied diet of plants and animals, move often, and get a good night’s rest.

Maybe you’ll live longer, maybe not.


25 posted on 08/02/2014 7:20:12 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Joe 6-pack; reformedliberal

With all the talk about Buffalo Wild Wings, I did a search and found their website:

http://www.buffalowildwings.com/

You can enter your zip code and it shows locations near you.

They show their available sauces, but it doesn’t look like you can order them via mail order...


26 posted on 08/02/2014 7:23:27 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

‘Braveheart’ at the south’s ‘Wild Wing’ restaurants puts ANY sauce at ‘Buffalo Wild Wing’ to shame...not even a contest.


27 posted on 08/02/2014 7:28:46 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Innovative
My brother asked the chef at his favorite Thai restaurant for his curry recipe and the chef gave him a can of this and said "here's my recipe." It is the best curry paste I have ever used. Restaurant quality every time (I order if from Amazon).

Click the image to go to the Maesri site.


28 posted on 08/02/2014 7:29:43 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: Race is his cover...jihad is his game.)
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To: real saxophonist
If you want a real, real quick side dish that I call Cajun-Indian fusion and something I have with breakfast, lunch and/or dinner on a REAL regular basis try this:

Get yourself a can of Creole style creamed Navy Beans (although I also use regular pinto beans or chili beans, too)

Heat them in a skillet and mix in some McCormick's Hot Madras Curry, turmeric (till you get the aroma and golden color you want), add a dash of powdered ginger and McCormick's Garam Masala, and sweeten it up with some Tabasco.

It takes about 5-10 minutes.

29 posted on 08/02/2014 7:34:10 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: reformedliberal

A few years ago I dated a lovely woman..who has a passion, nay, a craving, for the HOTTEST food..she eats a scotch bonnet like I eat a plum. She actually carries a little container of hot chili powder to sprinkle on her food. So, on our second date, we’re out to dinner..having a lovely time...I noticed her adding the chili to her food, but didn’t think much of it..that night, I take her home,..we liked each other from our first meeting..so, there’s a pretty passionate kiss, tongues probing..and after about 15 seconds, my lips and tongue BEGIN TO BURN......I start sweating like I’d just run a 10k..it was wild..


30 posted on 08/02/2014 7:34:18 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: Innovative; All

It also cures most form of brain cancer.. After eating the stuff..you usually S**T your brains out..


31 posted on 08/02/2014 7:35:45 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: Caipirabob

Like minds post at the same time.


32 posted on 08/02/2014 7:40:17 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: driftless2

The article also claims IQ enhancement from such trash food.

Were that so, cultures eating such stuff would have enhanced IQ scores. But, Mexicans test out less intelligent than Caucasians, and have so done for decades of testing.


33 posted on 08/02/2014 7:43:14 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est. Because of what Islam is - and for what Muslims do.)
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To: madison10

I’m fermenting some Jalapenos right now, smell good.

I’ve got about 35 quarts pickled, 5 pints of relish, a gallon frozen, a quart of dried (about 5 quart of slices before drying), peppers in everything else I pickle, peppers in my tomato sauce, and my pepper plants are still producing.

My buddy is going to bring me some of his ghost peppers we’re going to ferment and make hot sauce.


34 posted on 08/02/2014 8:11:21 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Innovative

Here in the upper Midwest, where in many places ketchup is considered highly spicy, why are there so many crusty old codgers living into their 90’s? While I love hot food, I was taken aback yesterday when an African woman in the grocery line with me had a huge bag of habanero peppers. I asked how she planned to use all those peppers. She replied that she cooked just about everything with these peppers.


35 posted on 08/02/2014 8:11:43 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ya suppose it’s a suppository?


36 posted on 08/02/2014 8:20:59 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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To: Innovative

Not one Red Hot Chili Peppers reference yet?


37 posted on 08/02/2014 8:34:28 AM PDT by chargers fan
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To: Innovative
The best colon cleaner on the market. As the TV salesmen used to say...."It really really works!"


38 posted on 08/02/2014 8:35:00 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Unfortunately most people can’t long tolerate chili pepper enemas. Thanks Innovative.


39 posted on 08/02/2014 8:39:49 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Innovative

Yum! I love both.


40 posted on 08/02/2014 8:40:43 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: reformedliberal

Thanks for the info.


41 posted on 08/02/2014 9:11:07 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: Innovative
Heh! My wife cannot believe that I slather Mrs Renfrow's Ghost Pepper Salsa on a hard boiled egg most mornings for breakfast.

All while she eats some bland hig-fiber cereal crap.

Have to show her this and ask who's guts are healthiest?

42 posted on 08/02/2014 10:14:29 AM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I use tooth pick drops of stuff similar to that, on my pizza, and other foods. Make darn sure to mix it in so as to not eat a concentrated pocket—or experience a hot time for awhile.


43 posted on 08/02/2014 12:23:37 PM PDT by SgtHooper (Anyone who remembers the 60's, was not there!)
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To: ken5050
...we liked each other from our first meeting..so, there’s a pretty passionate kiss, tongues probing..and after about 15 seconds, my lips and tongue BEGIN TO BURN...

On our third date I took my now wife of 32 years to a great Mexican joint. Afterwords and without thinking she hit me with a deep kiss and her eyes got a bit big when the peppers I had eaten started reacting on her tongue.

I got a big laugh but she was not so appreciative.

44 posted on 08/02/2014 3:09:57 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: The Great RJ
an African woman in the grocery line with me

An African woman? What was she doing in the upper Midwest?

45 posted on 08/02/2014 3:14:57 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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46 posted on 08/02/2014 10:23:13 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: Innovative

Great news! I love Tabasco.


47 posted on 08/02/2014 10:41:19 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: ErnBatavia

LOL!
Good one :)


48 posted on 08/02/2014 11:45:22 PM PDT by SortaBichy
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To: Innovative

I grow different kinds of hot peppers, some hotter than others. The Tiny little White Habaneros are at the top of the hot scale. We are addicted and I put them in just about everything. It is a nice plus to finally hear about a food we love that is not evil.


49 posted on 08/03/2014 8:48:59 PM PDT by GILTN1stborn ( #rememberbenghazi #extortion17 #impeachobama)
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To: Innovative

Does Sriracha count? It’s good on ice cream and bacon:)


50 posted on 08/03/2014 8:53:09 PM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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