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Hot Sauce Is a Really Easy Way to Improve Your Diet, Say Experts

If you're the type of person who breaks out the hot sauce at the start of every single meal, congratulations - you're really onto something there.

A slew of studies over the past few years have been piecing together evidence that capsaicin - an active component of chili peppers - promotes a higher turnover of cells in the body, which could explain why eating spicy foods has been linked to a reduced risk of mortality and slowed cancer development.

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