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The quest for the hottest pepper
For thousands of years, people in the world have used chili peppers to flavor their food in some way or another. While some peppers are mild, others are spicy hot. It wasn’t until a little over a century ago, that we had a way to rank and measure the hottest peppers in the world on a single scale.
The history and science behind hot peppers
It seems there are all kinds of varieties of hot peppers, from mild peppers to moderate ones, to peppers that reach the extreme top of the hot pepper scale. It’s believed peppers have been around for thousands of years, but they weren’t widely known about in all corners of the globe.
The Connection Between Chili Peppers & Better Heart Health
Sure, chili peppers taste great, but it turns out eating hot peppers can also help your heart. That’s because chili peppers seem to have a connection to better heart health. That’s, of course, good news for your future health.