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Chili Peppers Could Slow Progression of Lung Metastasis

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • Capsaicin, responsible for the heat in chili peppers, was found to reduce metastasis in mice with lung adenocarcinoma. In vitro, capsaicin stopped metastasis by blocking the activation of a key protein that modulates the proliferation and motility of cancer cells


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