Consumption of spicy foods and total and cause specific mortality: population based cohort study

04 Aug 2015Jun Lv, associate professor, Lu Qi, associate professor, Canqing Yu, assistant professor, Ling Yang, senior epidemiologist, Yu Guo, director, CKB national coordinating center, Yiping Chen, senior research fellow, Zheng Bian, senior coordinator, CKB national coordinating center, Dianjianyi Sun, PhD candidate, Jianwei Du, director, Pengfei Ge, vice director, Zhenzhu Tang, director, Wei Hou, chief, Yanjie Li, investigator, Junshi Chen, professor, Zhengming Chen, professor, Liming Li, professor

The habitual consumption of spicy foods was inversely associated with total and certain cause specific mortality, independent of other risk factors of death.

Cohort Study
12 effects
4 years
487375 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Cancer Lymphatic outcome
Cancer
Lymphatic

Notable Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Alzheimer's disease Brain outcome

Notable Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Dementia Brain outcome

Notable Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Upper respiratory tract infection Respiratory outcome

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Immune system Lymphatic outcome
Immune system
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Coronary Heart Disease (Ischaemic Heart Disease) Cardiovascular outcome
Coronary Heart ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Respiratory outcome

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Stroke Brain outcome
Stroke
Brain

Notable Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Stomach cancer (Gastric cancer) Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

Bladder cancer Urinary outcome

Strong Decrease

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