(NBC NEWS) — Could adding a little spice to your diet help prevent a heart attack?
Researchers in Italy say yes!
Their study included over 22,000 adults who were tracked for about 8-years.
People who ate chili peppers at least four times a week were 40-percent less likely to die of a heart attack regardless of what diet they followed.
They also reduced their risk of dying from a stroke by 50-percent.
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