Health news: Hot sauce can cut belly fat

The ingredient that gives hot sauce its heat could play a role in the future as a weight-loss surgery alternative, a new study has suggested.

Researchers from Brigham and Women`s Hospital (BWH) investigated whether two surgeries called vagal de-afferentation- which uses capsaicin, the component responsible for the chili pepper`s burning sensation-and vagatomy can achieve weight loss and reduce the risk of obesity-related diseases with fewer side effects when compared to today`s bariatric surgical options.

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