Health Benefits — capsicum
Is spicy food to blame for my acid reflux?
Acid reflux can make you miserable. Usually, it starts with an uncomfortable burning sensation, but sometimes that heartburn pain moves up into your throat and neck. When your stomach fluid hits the back of your throat you may sense a sour or bitter taste.
The Trick Capsaicin Plays On Your Mind And Body
When it comes to eating hot peppers and hot pepper products, the trick is part of the treat. That’s because capsaicin, the active ingredient in hot peppers that makes them so spicy hot, is actually playing a trick on your mind and body. After all, the pepper’s not really on fire, but your mind is probably telling you otherwise!