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Peppers and Coffee for the Heat

This article¬†from NPR will be interesting to any chili pepper fans, and to anybody who has enjoyed drinking coffee on a hot day. “The hot drink somehow has an effect on your systemic cooling mechanisms, which exceeds its actual effect in terms of heating your body,” says McNaughton. It’s a look at why Indians drink hot tea, because you know, it’s hot there. Why wouldn’t they drink cold water or a soda?…

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