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Tips for “neutralizing” the spice of spicy foods

Tips for “neutralizing” the spice of spicy foods

Spicy food oftentimes isn’t for the faint of heart. Some of the hottest peppers on the planet are packed with capsaicin, and that means an extra dose of heat. Sure, eating spicy food delivers a bit of a thrill, but sometimes the heat can be a bit overwhelming.

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What to do, and not to do, when you eat a hot pepper

What to do, and not to do, when you eat a hot pepper

Some peppers are so hot they can actually make you start sweating and even tear up. It’s always good to know what type of pepper it is before you take that first bite. If you know this, you can check the Scoville Scale to get an idea of how hot it is beforehand.

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