Are Spicy Food Lovers More Manly?

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

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    Black residue found in 6,000 year old cooking pots proved that Ancient Europeans in Denmark and Germany liked spicy food. (0:47)

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    Testosterone is found in both men and women, however it is found significantly more in men. (1:42)

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    Eating spicy foods can boost your metabolism and positively effect the cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems (2:34)

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