ADELAIDE, Australia – Here's what you need to consider the next time you think about ordering a spicy dish: a new long-term international study finds that a spicy diet can lead to dementia. the study, older than 55 years of age, who consume more than 50 grams of chili a day, show almost double the risk of developing poor knowledge and decline in total memory. Interestingly, thinner adults who are given a spicy diet show even greater memory loss. In this study, however, we found adverse effects on cognitive ability among older people, "explains lead researcher Dr. Zimin Shi
. Follow the consumption of fresh and dried hot peppers, but sweet paprika and black pepper are not included in the study. In general, people who have a more spicy food have lower incomes, less body weight, and exercise more often than those who prefer soft soaps. This has led researchers to assume that darker people are more susceptible to chili than to overweight people, which would explain why older people with greater popularity are more likely to lose memory. in Asia compared to European countries, "says co-researcher Dr. Ming Li. "In some areas of China, such as Sichuan and Hunan, almost every third adult consumes spicy food every day.
Capsaicin has already shown that it speeds up metabolism, promotes fat loss and makes vascular disease more difficult
. the study argues that more research is needed on the relationship between chili pepper and dementia and recognize that other variables, such as levels of education, can also play a role
The study is published in the scientific journal Nutrients. [1
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