Food & Nutrition

The Benefits of Eating Spicy Foods


Spice up a longer life

Spice treats chronic illnesses

Spice fights fat

Spicy palate, healthy heart

Spicy seasonings aid stiff joints

Spice suppresses appetite

Jalapenos are a spice powerhouse

Spice that stimulates digestion

Spice that packs a health punch

Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin


Dorian Martin writes about various topics for HealthCentral, including Alzheimer’s disease, diet/exercise, menopause and lung cancer. Dorian is a health and caregiving advocate living in College Station, TX. She has a Ph.D. in educational human resource development. Dorian also founded I Start Wondering, which encourages people to embrace a life-long learning approach to aging. She teaches Sheng Zhen Gong, a form of Qigong. Follow Dorian on Twitter at @dorianmartin, Facebook or Instagram at @doriannmartin.