When you think of spicy foods, chances are your first thought isn’t “healthy.” But the truth is, there are many health benefits to be gained from eating foods that pack a flavorful punch. In fact, studies have shown that eating spicy foods can be particularly beneficial for women over 40 who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.
Small but mighty, trace minerals play critical roles in our bodies. When it comes to building strong bones, healthy blood sugar levels, falling and staying asleep better, enjoying healthy hair, skin, and nails, as well as overall immune health, your body needs just a trace of these nutrients daily to run better.
OK, so it’s impossible to eliminate toxins completely. Heck, the body creates some toxins when it’s digesting good-for-you vegetables. But think of it this way: If the body is already creating little messes by doing what it’s supposed to do, it’s smart to avoid the very-avoidable things that’ll only add to that mess.