Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Chili Ingredients and Benefits For Human Health

Chili is one of the agricultural commodities that are needed in everyday life. Commodities chili containing compounds and nutrients that are useful for the body. Chili-containing compounds include: kapsaikin, flavenoid, kapsisidin, kapsikol, and essential oils.

Chili Nutrition per 100 grams

Calories: 31.0 cal
Protein: 1.0 g
Fat: 0.3 g
Carbohydrates: 7.3 g
Calcium: 29.0 mg
Phosphorus: 24.0 mg
Fiber: 0.3 g
Iron: 0.5 mg
Vitamin A: 470 SI
Vitamin B1: 0.05 mg
Vitamin B2: 0.03 mg
Vitamin C: 18.0 mg
Niacin: 0.2 mg
From various sources, processed.

Benefits Chili
Chili in addition to containing nutrients such as mentioned above, is also very useful for living organisms. For humans, other than as a food flavoring, penggugah appetite, chili is also very nutritious for health. For animals, the substance in chili kapsaikin able to stimulate the birds babble like to sing (babbling). Dried chillies can stimulate chickens and ducks to lay eggs.

As a food seasoning, chili is widely used for cooking different types of cuisine, and even some parts of Indonesia, such as West Sumatra (Padang) is the spice of chilies compulsory for every cuisine. Generally, other than as a cooking spice, chili is also consumed in the form of chili sauce and processed form, such as dried chili, chili sauce, chili paste, etc..

Chili is heated, its nut then given lime juice + salt, can arouse your appetite. Combined heat and spicy flavor caused kapsaikin alkaloid, resulting in a gland at the base of the placenta chilies, makes anyone who eats sweat and tears, but a few moments later there will be a sense of comfort. Efficacy penggugah appetite is actually stimulated by volatile oil (chili generated when chewed), or by nasal inhalation scent before eaten. Kapsaikin function stimulates saliva in the mouth, also stimulate the stomach so that digestion be smooth.

The chili is very beneficial for health. Besides improving blood circulation to the heart, nature is able to treat muscle spasms analgesic and rheumatism. The main content of kapsaikin serves as a hypo-allergenic, being able to blunt the sensitivity of the peripheral nerves. In addition kapsaikin can also reduce and remove mucus from the lungs so that the chili can cure bronchitis, influenza, sinusitis, and asthma. Kapsaikin heat detectors also serves to stimulate the hypothalamus gland to produce a cool feeling in hot air though. Moreover, the danger kapsaikin may block cell trachea, bronchial, and bronchoconstiction caused by cigarette smoke and other pollutants. The content of flavonoids and antioxidants in peppers serve to protect the body from cancer. Chili able to facilitate the secretion of stomach acid and digestive system prevent infection because it contains kapsisidin. Kapsikol in chili peppers can reduce aches, dental pain, shortness of breath, and itching. Therefore chillies are used as industrial raw material medicine patch. High content of potassium and phosphorus in the chili can help bone growth and new cell.

Eating chili regularly can also delay decrepitude body. But for those who are very sensitive to the chili, if imposed may experience stomach cramps and diarrhea. Although the condition of the body is strong enough to receive a spicy dish, but if excessive can be fatal for your health. Eat chili in measurable quantities, adjusted to body condition, respectively.

1 comment:

  1. Excellent article! Chili is really very beneficial for our health. I think everyone should eat it to maintain their health.back and neck pain bergen county