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Posts tagged chili peppers

August 25, 2010

 

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The Spicy Pepper Diet & Weight Loss

Have you ever tried the Spicy Pepper Diet?

July 9, 2010

 

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How Do Chili Peppers Make Your Mouth Feel Like It’s On Fire?

When you bite into a pepper you feel a burning sensation on your tongue. How does this happen.

June 3, 2005

 

The Jalapeno Blues

How can something that’s not hot in temperature produce the same reactions as something that is hot? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Birds v. Squirrels

What do birds, squirrels, and chili peppers have to do with one another? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Chili or Mint

At the University of California , David Julius and his research team have been making some interesting discoveries involving tongue receptors and a substance contained in chili peppers. They found that this substance activates the same receptors that senses heat.

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