Chinese Chilli Flunks Food Safety Tests
Thirteen percent of Chinese chilli
products have failed safety tests in the latest scare for China's maligned food industry, state media reported. China's quality control watchdog found excessive amounts of preservatives in 13 percent of 46 chilli
products tested across the country recently, Xinhu...
Common bowel problem linked to chili pepper pain receptor
... bowel syndrome have a higher than usual number of chilli
pepper pain receptors, according to a new study pu...le for causing a burning sensation when people eat chilli
peppers. The study's authors, from Imperial Colleg...ies world-wide are developing drugs that block the chilli
pepper receptor TRPV1, and our published studies o...
Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago
...he region, which yielded 10 different cultivars of chilli
"This analysis demonstrates that ...s, which include corn, squash, beans, avocados and chilli
The study was focused on the two ...different cultivars among the abundantly preserved chilli
peppers, a type of analysis that had not been comp...
Eat Chillies, Burn Fat
...to treat cholera and bronchitis. 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.
Chilli Extract may Stop Fat Cell Growth
...1 pre-adipocytes and adipocytes," concluded the researchers.
Capsaicin has been used in folk medicine 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 pancreatic cancer cells, as well as a growing bo...
Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
...Aravanis from commercial sex work and give them an alternative,' she says.
Mathana, 53, just directs her disciples these days, saying 'so much of chilli
powder and so many cardamoms into the cauldron,' and heavenly aroma rises from the pot of golden rice. Seven to eight such party jobs bring her as muc...
Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival
...-watering chicken dishes would be on the platter.
The dishes to be served during the festival March 26 will include - chicken tikka, reshmi kebab, chilli
chicken, chicken lollipop, roast, chicken butter masala and kadai chicken.
Doctors will also be present at the festival in the town hall to educ...
Feast Of The East a gastronomic tour-de-force
"Indian spices met Chinese cooking styles and Malay traditions. Arab traders brought their way of cooking. The Europeans followed, bringing in chilli
from South America. China brought the concept of ying and yang balance to food. Japan elevated every dish into an artistic statement," Li offered.
Taking Music Lesson To Reduce Stress
...ed into each of these sequences. Participants listened to raga (Indian classical music), Beethoven’s ninth symphony (slow classical), rap (the Red Hot chilli
Peppers), Vivaldi (fast classical), techno, and Anton Webern (slow “dodecaphonic music”).
Faster music, and more complex rhythms, speeded up brea...
An effective pain killer
...r structure to capsaicin, the active ingredient of chilli
peppers and capsicum, a known pain reliever.//
...idity. The 'hot' sensation experienced when eating chilli
arises from the capsaicin in the chilli
reacting with those pain receptors.
But the p...
Proteomics: Finding the key ingredients of disease
... This release is available in French .
Montreal, May 19th, 2009 - The winner of the chilli
cook-off, usually has a key secret ingredient, which is hard to identify. Similarly, many diseases have crucial proteins, which change the dynamics of...
Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'
...ephants have in common? They both feel the burn of chilli
peppers, the key ingredient for resolving human-el...ment Trust (EPDT) has not only promoted the use of chilli
peppers as a means of keeping elephants, buffalo, ...dea of Elephant Pepper in 1997, when he found that chilli
peppers could be used as a means of stopping eleph...