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Hot pepper paste boasts of a long history and tradition. Its effects are as outstanding as traditional foods from other countries. It has been scientifically proven that it has as many nutrients as soybean sauce and soybean paste. It contains protein, fat, vitamin B2, vitamin C, carotene, and many other nutrients that are good for one's health.

Hot pepper paste contains less protein than other soybean-processed foods, but it still is a protein source. It is a fermented and preserved food used for seasoning and flavoring. In particular, Hot pepper paste stimulates digesting, thanks to amylase and protease gained from the fermented soybean powder.


The carbonate hydroxide in Hot pepper paste helps ascorbic acid in preventing automatic oxidation. Capsaicin contained in hot peppers and hot pepper seeds inhibits the growth of bacillus subtilis. Hot pepper powder containing carotene and vitamin C has anti-mutation and anti-cancer effects.


Limes extracted from hot pepper powder hinder aflatoxin B from causing mutations. Hot pepper powder makes the stomach strong and helps blood circulation by stimulating the skin. However, vitamins in hot peppers are lost in the process of making Hot pepper paste, so adding hot pepper powder is recommended when hot pepper paste is used in cooking.


Micro-organisms such as pediococcus, halopgillus, lactobacillus, and delbruekii purify the intestines. According to studies, capsaicin, the substance that produces the hot taste in hot peppers, calms down the stomach when it is taken in an appropriate amount. It induces perspiration to expedite the excretion of waste material from the body. Capsaicin is also good at preventing and healing diseases, including the cold.


A recent study reported that Hot pepper paste is good at preventing obesity. According to this study, capsaicin helps reduce accumulated fat. The study also found that fermented soybean powder or substances produced while the paste is matured help burn fat. A diet using hot pepper powder is very popular in Japan these days. Indeed, Hot pepper paste contains protein, fat, vitamin B2, vitamin C, and many other nutrients that are good for one's health.