5 Ways to Lose Weight With Hot Sauce

Learn how to shed pounds with this condiment.

5 Ways to Lose Weight With Hot Sauce

Hot sauce sales are growing by the minute and it seems like the spicy condiment trend is here to stay. Along with adding a lot of flavor and heat to any meal, it turns out that hot sauce may also help you lose weight. Want to add this ingredient to your diet? Find out how with the help of food journalist Mark Schatzker.

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Eat Capsaicin to Boost Metabolism

One of the main chemicals in a chili pepper (the main ingredient in hot sauce) is capsaicin. This ingredient is what causes your body’s temperature to rise, which is why researchers think it may boost calorie burn. Your body has to spend the energy to regulate temperature change which is what may cause the metabolism boost.

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2 Small Kitchen Tools That May Save You Big Time & Space

Both of which are crucial for the holidays.


During the holiday season, your time and kitchen space is more valuable than ever. How can you maximize both to entertain family and serve a delicious meal? Here are two small gadgets that may make a mighty difference.

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