If You Want To Curb Cravings For Salt…Eat Spicy Foods

Can’t resist that bag of potato chips or a few extra handfuls of salted peanuts? Add some pepper to your meals.
 A new study finds that eating spicy foods may increase one’s sensitivity to salt, consequently curbing cravings for high sodium food. Participants who indicated a strong affinity for spicy foods were found to not only consume less salt than those who liked them the least, but their systolic and diastolic blood pressure numbers were significantly lower.
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