Spicy! Health Benefits of Hot Peppers

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: Eating peppers in the capsaicin family play a role in digestive health, cardiovascular health and other health benefits.
Air Date: 6/23/17
Duration: 23:32
Host: Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Michael Farca
Michael-FarcaMichael Farca Earned his Master’s in Social Work and began his clinical health care career as Forensic Clinical Social Worker. Developing into leadership roles he eventually left social work for Hospital Administration.

Building the business side of a clinical department he focused on growing the Internal Medicine Residency and fellowship training programs. Michael has dedicated over a decade to medical education and is currently board certified in Teaching Administrators for Graduate Medical Education (TAGME).

Since leaving the Hospital (public sector), Michael has become a serial entrepreneur in three different industries. He created a Medical Education Observership program for International Medical Graduates. He has developed a fully licensed general contracting company, and his newest endeavor includes building a family recipe into a fully licensed and operational Hot Spice company.

With the love and support of his wife, he believes that following your passions is a valuable lesson he can share with his two teenage children regardless if it’s a non-traditional non-linear approach.
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Spicy! Health Benefits of Hot Peppers
Eating peppers in the capsaicin family play a role in digestive health, cardiovascular health, and other health benefits.

Peppers that contain capsaicin include jalapenos, habaneros, cayenne, serrano, cherry peppers and even bell peppers.

Michael Farca, founder of Devil's Envy Handcrafted Mexico Spice, joins host Lisa Davis to discuss the health benefits of spicy peppers, as well as some delicious recipes.

Spicy Caesar Chicken (submitted by Devil's Envy fan Jane)
Spicy Hummus (submitted by Devil's Envy fan Kristina)
Football & Family Style Chili
Chicken Wings Dry Rub
Pasta Fra Diavlo