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Cancer-causing Ingredient in Chili Peppers Soothed by Ginger

It’s widely thought that ginger has health benefits — one of which may be to protect against an ingredient in chili peppers that has been linked to stomach cancer. Both ginger and chili peppers are commonly used in Asian cuisine. Chili peppers get their kick from capsaicin, which some research suggests also has plenty of health benefits. But a diet rich in capsaicin has also been linked to stomach cancer. Now, new research shows that one compound in ginger appears to offset the...

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