Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 15 November 2016 Advice for those who like their food spicy hot Here’s some advice for those who like their food spicy hot: have some ginger with your chillies. Some studies have suggested that capsaicin, the chemical compound that gives chilli peppers their kick, may cause stomach cancer. But recently, research using mice has shown that 6-ginergol, the fragrant compound in ginger, could counteract capsaicin's potentially harmful effects. The scientists conducting the research believe that if the capsaicin of chillies and the 6-gingerol of ginger are consumed in combination, they could actually lower the risk of cancer. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex Can you burn kilojoules while having an orgasm? Lifestyle 5 recent discoveries about periods that could literally change your life Medical A needle-free flu vaccine in the mail? It might not be that far off News Limpopo health dept says ready for cholera patients coming into SA from Zim Diet and nutrition Lose weight, lower cholesterol and avoid a heart attack with these tips Sex The painless 'G-Shot' injection will give you much deeper orgasms From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.