The Key to Jumpstarting Your Metabolism Is at the Farmers Market Right Now


By Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D.

I love food. Food is the reason why I chose my career, but loving the wrong foods and eating too much of them can make your insides downright ugly. That's why I always strive to get the most beautiful foods on my plate every day. And when I'm ready to add spice and flavor to my dishes, I don't go for the butter or the salt—I go for the heat!

I'm talking about burn your tongue, make your cheeks blush, and sweat a little down the neck type of heat; the kind you can only get from one of the most beautiful plants around: hot chili peppers, also known as chilies.

Here are six ways that hot chili peppers make you beautiful on the inside, which is where all beauty begins!

Check out the slideshow above for six ways to jumpstart your metabolism with hot chili peppers.

Can Dropping Gluten Improve Your Workouts?
Savory Pancakes Under 80 Calories
5 New Reasons to Eat Eggs

Originally published