Hillary Clinton's Elixir: Can A Hot Pepper A Day Boost Immunity?

Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/01/21/463858189/hillary-clintons-elixir-can-a-hot-pepper-a-day-boost-immunity?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=thesalt

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If you’re a chili head, you may have more in common with Hillary Clinton than you knew.

The presidential hopeful has a serious jalapeño habit. She told All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro it started back in 1992, when it was her husband, Bill Clinton, who was running for the White House.

“I read an article about the special immune-boosting characteristics of hot peppers, and I thought, well, that’s interesting because, you know, campaigning is pretty demanding,” Clinton told NPR.

Now Clinton says she eats a fresh hot pepper every day, and it’s “maybe … one of the reasons I’m so healthy, and I have so much stamina and endurance.”

So, hot peppers as a healt…

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