For someone who just learnt about cayenne pepper, it will be hard for you to believe that cayenne pepper can help you lose weight. When I first about losing weight with cayenne pepper, I could not believe it. However, I did my own research and cayenne pepper can indeed help you lose weight.
Cayenne pepper, being one of the best herbs in the world, has many health benefits and helping you to lose weight is one of its benefits.
So how exactly can cayenne pepper help you to reduce weight?
Many studies have shown that cayenne pepper has the ability to reduce appetite and hence you will eat lesser food. Research has also shown that the capsaicin from cayenne pepper can slow the development of fat cells by activating protein kinase (AMPK) which is found in our muscles and other human tissue.
Cayenne pepper has found to increase metabolism and your body temperature. Capsaicin, one of the main chemicals in the peppers, creates the spiciness buy stimulating the receptor in our sensory neurons. This creates the hot or heat sensation by altering the activity of a muscle protein known as SERCA. This is the reason why it can increase your metabolism as much as 25%.
A recent study was done on a group of people after they ate the same dinner on the previous evening. They were told to eat for the breakfast – a high fat meal, a high fat meal with red pepper, a high carbohydrate meal, a high carbohydrate meal with red pepper.
The results were as such – the people who had red pepper in their meals had the burning of fat for energy enhanced, and this is especially so in the high fat meal. As such, it is no doubt that cayenne pepper can help one to lose weight.
But what can you do?
Some people even suggest adding cayenne pepper powder into a glass of warm water and drinking it daily. This will help to stimulate your whole circulatory system, your heart muscles and your blood flow. You can also start today by adding cayenne pepper to your daily meals, maybe a teaspoon or so in your meals, to help you enhance the burning of fat and in the long run it can help you lose weight.
You can embark on the cayenne pepper diet that we are advocating on our site that can help you cleanse your body and lose weight. As the recipe includes 1/10 of cayenne pepper powder on every serving, the benefits of cayenne pepper is largely incorporated into the diet. Many celebrities like Beyonce have also embarked on the cayenne pepper diet, losing on average 20 pounds. Others have also praised this diet as it helps to cleanse the body of all the toxins that has accumulated in our body for many years.
Although many doctors commented on the diet that it is unhealthy as you would need to fast for 10 days, most people still finished the cleanse with a lighter, refresher, full of energy. In our opinion, it is up to you to decide whether it is beneficial for you to lose weight using cayenne pepper diet. You can always just add cayenne pepper in your daily meals and enjoy the enhancement of the burning of fats.