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Medical Mythbuster: Can Eating Spicy Foods Help You Beat the Heat?

Have you ever noticed that spicy foods tend to come from the hottest parts of the world? It turns out that eating hot, spicy foods can actually increase your blood circulation and make you perspire. When the perspiration evaporates from your skin, it helps your body cool down. So instead of a cool lemonade on the next really warm summer day, try a Szechuan barbecue or a hot Thai dish and see what works for you.

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