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Eat Sugar To Sooth Spicy Peppers

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Eat Sugar To Sooth Spicy Peppers

Eating sugar can help sooth the burn from spicy peppers…

Most people know that drinking milk can help sooth the burn from eating spicy peppers. But if you don’t have any milk in the fridge, or you sitting at a restaurant table and can’t wait for service, reach for the sugar and start suckling.

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Eat Sugar To Sooth The Burn From Spicy Chilli

Image Credit: KS.Mini, 2011.

The sugar acts like a sensory distraction by drawing your senses away from the burn and onto the sweetness of the sugar. And although it’s not as effective as drinking milk – which binds to the capsaicin, the chemical responsible for the heat, and removes burn – it is another simple remedy that’s just as easy to come by.


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