Health & Medicine

November 8, 2012

Peppers a hot item in healthy diets

If you've ever bitten into a raw habanero, eaten a dish laced with Scotch Bonnets or skinned a basket of roasted New Mexico green chilies, you're familiar with a roster of physiological effects. These can include a burning mouth, inflamed hands, a runny nose, sweating, heartburn and, if you're really unlucky, an upset stomach.

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