Green chilli induced food, green chillies on the side, green chilli pickle, are synonymous to Indian food. Most Indians love spicy food and definitely love their chillies. Chillies have many benefits that you wouldn’t have even imagined. But did you know that soaked green chillies are superb for us when had early morning? Well read on to know how these easily found, super affordable green chillies can help.
Green chillies or hari mirch have dietary fibres that help us in digestion.
Hari mirch has zero calories which speed up our metabolism after having our food. It speeds up or process by almost 50 % for upto 3 hours.
Green chillies are major sources of antioxidants which help the human body in protecting ourselves against free radicals as they act as natural scavengers. They also help in keeping prostate problems at bay.
Green chillies have many amazing effects and they reduced the possibility of developing atherosclerosis. They reduce blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and platelet aggregation. This is not it , they even increase the fibrinolytic activity. What is Fibrinolytic activity? It is about the prevention of formation of blood clots, that can lead to a heart attack or stroke.
Interestingly, the capsaicin which is found in green chillies, as per studies, lowers the body temperature. It stimulates the cooling centre of the hypothalamus in the brain. Maybe this is why Indians living even in the hottest of places, have a lot of green chillies considering the climate that we have.
Green chillies can help you in boosting your mood. How? Chillies release endorphins that boost our mood and reduce pain.
So, every night before sleeping, soak 3 to 4 chillies in a glass of water and keep it overnight. In the morning drink this water on an empty stomach.