Chili peppers fuel runners

July 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 2, p127
Academic Journal
States that researchers found that eating red peppers before exercise may help runners burn carbohydrates more efficiently for energy. How the study was published in the March 1997 issue of `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise'; How the active ingredient in hot red chili peppers is capsaicin; Why long-distance runners might not benefit from eating the peppers.


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