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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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Witnessing the huge demand for spicy foods, the Korean food industry is releasing products with hot flavors, including cheongyang red pepper and jalapeno.
Mean and standard deviation was determined for quantitative variables as age, and frequency and percentage of Qualitative variables as Gender, BMI, lifestyle practices included activity after meal, drinking tea, fried food, spicy food, smoking, and stress.
Key Words: Apthous ulcers, frequency, stress, spicy foods.
The following information was collected from each eligible study: first author's surname, publication year, country, study period, sex, exposure, numbers of cases and controls, types of cancer, comparison of exposure level (highest versus lowest), multivariate-adjusted OR with corresponding 95% CI for the highest and lowest categories of spicy food intake, and covariates adjusted in the statistical analysis.
Absolute mortality rates according to spicy food consumption categories were 6.1, 4.4, 4.3, and 5.8 deaths per 1000 person years for participants who ate spicy foods less than once a week, 1 to 2, 3 to 5, and 6 to 7 days per week, respectively.
These observational data don't establish that spicy foods reduce mortality.
There's no point eating lots of spicy food - defined as dishes using fresh chilli, dried chilli, chilli oil and chilli sauce - if it's full of calories.
"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.
Janet, from Perth, claimed she was told she would be able to eat spicy food within 24 hours of having the op at Perth Royal Infirmary.
Physiologically, eating spicy food and getting angry share the same physical responses: an increase in body heat, a red face, and even sweat production.
No stranger to spicy food, he said a few of them sent him "in search of a fire extinguisher."
I explained to his owner that George was suffering from an acute gastroenteritis, brought on by the spicy food he had consumed.