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How does red pepper reduce appetite?

There is some preliminary research that capsaicin, the compound that provides both fresh and dried chilies with their fiery kick, may help suppress hunger. A lot more research is needed in this area, however, before these findings can be confirmed and any conclusions can be drawn.

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