ABC News reports on UB research that capsaicin may help musculoskeletal pain

Published November 1, 2013 This content is archived.


A story on ABC News about foods that contain more vitamin C than oranges includes chili peppers, and notes that UB researchers found that capsaicin, the compound that makes chili peppers hot, may help relieve joint and muscle pain. The article also appeared on An article on diet tips in Prevention suggests adding hot spices to meals to help curb hunger and reports UB scientists found that capsaicin triggers your brain to release feel-good endorphins.

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