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20 Spicy Recipes That Fire Up Your Metabolism

Eat This, Not That! Logo By © Provided by Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 21: <p>By Becca DiCenso</p><p>Can you handle the heat? </p><p>Whether you like it mildly spicy or tongue-burning-hot, there are plenty of ways to add some kick to your meals. Along with adding some serious flavor to your diet, spicy food is a great way to <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/best-ways-to-speed-up-your-metabolism">boost your metabolism</a> and drop those unwanted pounds!</p><p>Peppers contain a chemical called capsaicin which gives them those hot-hot-hot properties we love so much! It has been shown to speed up metabolism and fight off inflammation. Capsaicin is found in a variety of peppers that each have different levels of the chemical. Some of the classic favorites are chili, jalapeno, Tabasco, paprika, bell, and habanero peppers (just to name a few). There are plenty of ways to get some of these spicy little peppers into your meals, such as via powders, sauces, or even whole form; but regardless of how you incorporate them, you're sure to get tons of health benefits. To switch things up from the spicy, you can also rev up your metabolism with these <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/best-overnight-oats-recipes">25 Overnight Oats That Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning</a>!</p>

20 Spicy Recipes That Fire Up Your Metabolism

By Becca DiCenso

Can you handle the heat?

Whether you like it mildly spicy or tongue-burning-hot, there are plenty of ways to add some kick to your meals. Along with adding some serious flavor to your diet, spicy food is a great way to boost your metabolism and drop those unwanted pounds!

Peppers contain a chemical called capsaicin which gives them those hot-hot-hot properties we love so much! It has been shown to speed up metabolism and fight off inflammation. Capsaicin is found in a variety of peppers that each have different levels of the chemical. Some of the classic favorites are chili, jalapeno, Tabasco, paprika, bell, and habanero peppers (just to name a few). There are plenty of ways to get some of these spicy little peppers into your meals, such as via powders, sauces, or even whole form; but regardless of how you incorporate them, you're sure to get tons of health benefits. To switch things up from the spicy, you can also rev up your metabolism with these 25 Overnight Oats That Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning!

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