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21st Century Nutrition Challenges: Food and Nutrition Symposium: Red Peppers Effect on Appetite and Thermogenesis

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  • Producer: Marcus Harrison
  • Acquired: 10/22/2010


This presentation by Mary Jon Ludy MS, RD reviews the role of red pepper in weight management and weighs the benefits of consuming red pepper in traditional meals compared to dietary supplements.  The reasons underlying individual variability in the human preference for and intake of spicy foods are discussed.  (2010)