Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: You won't believe how far tattoo ink can travel in your body > Health-in-Motion 13 April 2017 Eating spicy food may help you live longer Eating spicy food may help you live longer. That’s the conclusion of US scientists who analysed the results of a survey conducted among over 16,000 Americans for a period of up to 23 years. They discovered that people who regularly eat hot red chilli peppers had a 13% lower mortality rate than their peers. One possible explanation may be that capsaicin, a chemical found in chili peppers, plays an important role in cellular and molecular mechanisms that prevent obesity and modulate coronary blood flow. 0 More: Daily Dose: You won't believe how far tattoo ink can travel in your bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Medical Here’s why you should be worried if your knees creak or pop – even if it’s painless Mental health Mental illness stigma fuels suicidal tendencies Lifestyle 5 types of period cramps that could signal a serious problem Diet and nutrition You probably didn't know about this benefit of being a vegetarian Lifestyle One dangerous habit nursing home workers should not follow From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Beware! » 7 steps for surviving the flu 'I nearly died at an Adele concert’ How to tell if your doctor's a quack Your health is precious, so you need to be sure your doctor's the real deal. Bathroom etiquette » Less salt may lead to fewer nighttime bathroom trips SEE: 9 more funny bathroom signs Which office bathroom habits are the most important? Can you maintain your professionalism in your bathroom cubicle?