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Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago

... Mexico. While one of them looks like a Tabasco pepper and another like a cayenne pepper, it is difficult to know how closely related they are to modern varieties without a genetic analysis, says the researcher. "What was interesting to me was that we were able to determine that they were using the pep...

Japanese Soak in Their Noodles

...ead and water the aroma of pepper. "The aroma of pepper is said to have the effects of refreshing your mind, warming your burned-out heart and inflaming your passion," explained a statement by spa complex Hakone Kowakien Yunessun in Hakone, one of Japan's most popular hot spring resorts. Ramen lovers in...

Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies

... The amount of capsaicinoids present in a specific pepper plant directly determines the level of heat in the fruit and seeds. While some capsicum pepper varieties such as Paprika are low in capsaicinoid concentration, hotter varieties such as Habanera c...

'Bistronomy' is Conquering Dining in Paris

...ee-course meal at Le Baratin included artichoke in pepper vinaigrette with chorizo, pork stew with capers, and almond pudding. Be warned however to reserve a place well ahead of time! However, if no table is available at a particular bistro during your stay in Paris or if the prices are still a bit steep ...

Legal ‘high’ Drugs Declared Illegl

...erazine have the active ingredient piperazine, a pepper extract that supposedly gives the ‘high’. Yet warns the MHPRA, piperazine can cause problems including agitation, vomiting, seizures and allergic reactions. The effects are similar to amphetamine and in extreme cases, may result in death, according...

Eat Chillies, Burn Fat

... It is thought the burning sensation of the chilli pepper is an evolutionary ploy to stop mammals eating them. Chilli is already thought to speed up metabolism, aiding weight loss. Earlier, researches found it could also cause prostate and pancreatic cancer cells to kill themselves. It also helps prevent ...

Chilli Extract may Stop Fat Cell Growth

Capsaicin, the compound that gives red pepper its heat, could inhibit the growth of fat cells, s... as a remedy for rheumatism. The humble red chilli pepper has also been in the news recently with research linking the spice to inhibiting the growth of pancr...

Tidbits on Tarantula bites and fiery Pepper sensations!

...rnal Nature. The tarantula venom and fiery chili pepper targets the same heat sensor on nerve cells. The researchers examined over 22 spiders and scorpions which cause pain.Venom from tarantula activated the capsaicin receptor a heat sensor on nerve cells. MST...

Maple Syrup Diet to Lose Weight

...9 per liter. It is taken mixed with water, cayenne pepper and lemon juice. Dieters are supposed to drink the mixture instead of a meal at dinner time. The diet was introduced by a Swiss health company in 1985 and although it was already popular in Europe, it came to Britain only five years ago. The only ...

Peppers Kill Prostate Cancer Cells

... Cedars-Sinai Medical Center studied the effect of pepper in mice, who were genetically modified to have human prostate cancer cells. The mice were treated to 400 milligrams of capsaicin three times a week equivalent to three and eight fresh habanero peppers. It was found that Capsaicin induced the prostat...

LG To Market Air Conditioner Capable of Fighting Bird Flu

...e of pickled radish or cabbage and has garlic, hot pepper and ginger. The dish is very healthy and has got a powerful odor as well. Koreans believe that the dish confers health benefits and thought that it protected them against SARS as well. LG will start marketing the filters in China and Southeast Asia, ...

Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.

...scientists revealed that two antioxidants in black pepper and turmeric- piperine and curcumin were found to help protect the bacterial DNA from damage by irradiation in test organism. Spices with antioxidants property have radio protective effect and protecting organisms like Escherichia role and Bacillus ...

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