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Why You Should Add Chili to Your Diet, Especially When You’re Cold

In traditional Chinese medicine, chili has its merits. It is a yang (or hot) food, which when eaten will make you more energetic, warmer, and speed up your metabolism. Eat chili in cold climates, or if you have a cold body-type To combat yin (or cold) conditions, chili is a great medicinal food to eat — especially in ...

Emma Lu

Tomato, cilantro, garlic, onion, and lemon in the background with red chili peppers in the foreground sitting on a cutting board scattered with peppercorns.