spicy food

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Any comestible marinated in and/or which contains chili peppers, mustard with horseradish, curry or other spices that evoke a desired intraoral sensation. Spicy foods may evoke a brisk autonomic nervous system response—e.g., diaphoresis, arrhythmias

spicy food

Nutrition Any comestible marinated in and/or which contains chili peppers, mustard with horseradish, curry or other spices that evoke a desired intraoral sensation that crosses pain with pleasure; SFs may elicit an autonomic nervous system response–eg, diaphoresis, arrhythmias. See Capsaicin, Scoville units, Seder syncope, Sushi syncope.
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Spicy foods are preferred more than ever, and this bold new flavorful number is the perfect addition to heat up dinner that the whole family will enjoy.
Q My son's partner is Indian and she's told him that spicy foods are good for your health and protect you from disease.
These observational data don't establish that spicy foods reduce mortality.
Compared with those who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who consumed spicy foods six or seven days a week showed a 14 per cent relative risk reduction in total mortality," concluded Lu Qi, an associate professor at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston and his co-authors in Tuesday's online issue of The BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal.
Research found those who had spicy foods once or twice a week cut their risk of dying prematurely by 10 per cent, compared with those eating no spicy stuff.
Where once people may have primarily eaten spicy foods in particular settings such as ethnic restaurants, the survey demonstrates that consumers are increasingly expecting the same richness and intensity of flavours from their home menus, making spicy tastes a vital area for food manufacturers to explore.
The triggers for digestive disorders are a combination of factors like fasting for several hours and overeating during iftar, sleeping immediately after suhoor (meal before sunrise), consuming large quantities of caffeinated beverages and oily, deep-fried or spicy foods.
There may be a minuscule minority, though, which avoids spicy foods," said Mohamad Kutty Haseeb from the southern Indian state of Kerala.
COMBINING broccoli with spicy foods including mustard, horseradish, or wasabi could enhance its cancer-fighting power, research has found.
Talking to media after a breakfast with the American Consulate, Carmela Convoy, while accompanied by his wife Marylyn White, the American ambassador said that he was a Californian (American state), with a penchant for spicy foods, and as such had a real pleasure out of Pakistani cuisine.
He said: "I thought about the wines that people chose to drink with spicy foods back in 2001.
All About Food is giving its Nando's brand a shake-up that includes NPD and improved recipes to cash in on Britain's ongoing love affair with spicy foods.