Top 5 Reasons to Eat Spicy Hot Foods
- Protect your stomach lining.
- Keep your heart healthy.
- Help prevent cancer.
- Reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes.
- Replace salt in cooking.
If you cannot handle the fiery heat, try to build up a tolerance gradually. Drinking milk or consuming milk products such as yogurt can “coat your tongue” and help you cool down after a spicy meal.
See the degree of heat of different chilies: