Friday, May 29, 2009

Hot Peppers

In recent weeks I find that I eat hot peppers (serrano or jalapeno) almost every day. I've been wondering what the health consequences might be. Is consumption of hot peppers moving me closer to optimal wellness?

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Do you eat hot chiles, hot peppers? What do they do for you?!