Recently studies have showed eating chili's regularly can cut the risk or heart attacks and strokes.
The studies were performed in Italy. The Mediterranean diet, that contained chili's provided protection from heart attacks
Chili's come from central America (Mesoamerica)
"we know that the various plants of the capsicum species, although consumed in different ways throughout the world, can exert a protective action towards our health," said Iacoviello.
External experts praised the study while pointing out some limitations.Duane Mellor, a registered dietitian said the paper is "interesting" but "does not show a causal link" between chili consumption and health benefits.
Chillies may be just a marker for some other dietary or lifestyle factor that hasn't been accounted for but, to be fair, this kind of uncertainty is usually present in epidemiological studies, and the authors do acknowledge this," said Johnson