(By Shenrina Badri) Chilli peppers may not be one of the first choice of ingredients to add to a dish, but if you are trying to lose some weight, then you may want to consider giving this ingredient a try the next time you prepare a meal.
Chilli peppers contain a substance known as capsaicin. According to studies, capsaicin has been shown to help reduce appetite and increase fat burning. Both of these factors are great if you are on a weight loss diet!
So how can you include chilli peppers in your meals? Simple, here are some suggestions. Add them to pizza toppings, in curries or even throw them together with some vegetables and roast them. Your choices of including them in your meals are endless, so be creative and have fun experimenting whilst enjoying your new slim waistline.