Who and why should not eat spicy. The nutritionist told

Nata Gonchar

Who should not eat spicy food, nutritionist says

Although spices also have useful properties.

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Spicy spices and dishes are tasty and healthy if you are healthy and know when to stop. Spicy revitalizes the taste buds, stimulates the appetite and creates a feeling of warmth. We talk about the advantages of spicy food and about who should limit their consumption.

What is useful spicy

Spicy and spicy dishes can be found in almost any cuisine in the world. Spices belong to the category of warming products: they perfectly awaken the appetite, warm the body from the inside, fill the dishes with a rich taste. Adding spices to dishes makes them healthy for a number of reasons:

  • helps to lose weight;
  • improves blood circulation;
  • improves digestion;
  • helps fight colds and reduces fever;
  • helps to sleep;
  • helps fight stress.

There are many myths around spicy food. In which of them you should not believe, they told in the material below.


Myths about spicy food.  What shouldn't be believed?
Myths about spicy food. What shouldn’t be believed?

Who should not eat spicy

Despite the obvious health benefits of spices and spicy foods, they should be used with caution. Consumption of hot spices should be controlled by those who have diseases of the gastrointestinal tract or increased sensitivity to a burning taste.

Hot spices are a great option for bitterness, which is desirable to end every meal. But daily consumption of excessively spicy food can not only improve the taste buds, but also disrupt their work. Damaged receptors will love the spicy taste so much that they get used to it, and all other food (insipid, less spicy, salty, sweet) will seem tasteless.

Unlimited eating of red (chili) or black pepper causes constant stimulation of gastric secretion and increased acidity, which can lead to the formation of erosions in the stomach.

People with ulcers, gastritis and duodenitis should be excluded from the menu. Especially if the stage of exacerbation sets in, when it is necessary to follow a sparing diet.

By itself, spicy food does not cause inflammation of the stomach, but regular irritation of its walls with spicy foods can lead to a decrease in the protective barrier of the mucous membrane of the organ. Damaged mucosa becomes a target for infections and provokes the development of gastritis.

Spicy and spicy foods stimulate the production of gastric juice and sometimes cause heartburn – throwing the contents of the stomach into the esophagus, especially after heavy meals.

Spicy foods and spices are good for health, but they should not be abused. Pain and discomfort (heaviness, nausea, heartburn) after a spicy meal is a signal from the body that you should be careful with these products. A reasonable amount of spices will not harm a healthy body and the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract.

About who should not drink milk, told in the article.


Nutritionist called diseases in which you can not drink milk
Nutritionist called diseases in which you can not drink milk

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