How does go chu jang boost metabolism?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Go chu jang is a Korean chili paste, which, like other products made from chili peppers, contains capsaicin. This compound, which is what makes chili peppers hot, is known to boost metabolism, has been reported to increase thermogenesis, or the production of heat by the cells of the body, and can help curb the appetite during meals. Use it as a dipping sauce; have 1 tablespoon with grilled chicken or vegetables for a satisfying kick.
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