Health Benefits — scoville heat scale

Want to improve digestion? Try pepper!

Want to improve digestion? Try pepper!

There are all kinds of pills and supplements on the market that claim to help with digestion. Sure, you can try one, but before you head to the health food store, you may want to look around your house. There are certain plants that can sometimes do the trick naturally.

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What really happens when you eat spicy food?

What really happens when you eat spicy food?

It’s hard to pass up the chance to experiment with the hot pepper scale. After all, many of us find ourselves drawn to the heat, as we brave hotter and hotter peppers for their flavor, and sometimes for bragging rights.

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Tips on building your tolerance to spicy foods

Tips on building your tolerance to spicy foods

You may think you like spicy food, but do you have the tolerance to handle the heat? For most of us, it takes some getting used to all the intense flavors. This means building up your tolerance over time, and not just expecting to be able to start at the top of the Scoville Scale right away.

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