Any scientifically proven (good) properties of Capsaicin in hot peppers?

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Offline Emilio Romero

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Does anyone know if there are any scientifically proven (good) properties of Capsaicin in hot peppers?
Does it burn any additional calories if you eat hot peppers?

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Oxford Polytechnic Institute proved that cayenne pepper stimulates the metabolism approximately 20%. It not only stimulates the body’s metabolic rate, but also cleans fat out of the arteries.

http://www.low-carb-tracker.com/thermogenic-foods/