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Are Spicy Food Lovers More Manly?

Does a preference for spiciness mean you're more manly? New research shows a link between liking spicy foods and testosterone level.

Are Spicy Food Lovers More Manly?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Black residue found in 6,000 year old cooking pots proved that Ancient Europeans in Denmark and Germany liked spicy food. 00:47

  2. Testosterone is found in both men and women, however it is found significantly more in men. 01:42

  3. Eating spicy foods can boost your metabolism and positively effect the cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems 02:34

Written by Curiosity Staff January 24, 2015

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