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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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It turns out that spicy foods can protect against coronary heart disease and lung disease as well as cancer.
The study, in the British Medical Journal, did not list the spicy foods consumed.
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I've never been able to eat spicy foods without needing several glasses of water - spicy just isn't very enjoyable to me.
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