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latinomasfino
04-02-2004, 10:03 PM
i forgot where but i heard that spicing up ur food with hot peppers boost up ur metabolism. Is this tru? does hot peper have any benefits?

TheGimp
04-03-2004, 02:18 AM
Ever wonder if spicy food is good for you? (http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=43724)

Doesn't say a lot about metabolism however.

ogarchamplin
04-03-2004, 05:42 AM
http://www.redsavina.com/

geoffgarcia
04-05-2004, 08:59 AM
http://www.redsavina.com/
thats only 500k scoville, they make stuff up to 16 million :alcoholic

ogarchamplin
04-05-2004, 11:22 AM
thats only 500k scoville, they make stuff up to 16 million :alcoholic


What is the hottest Chili on Record?
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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Red Savina Habanero is the hottest pepper on Earth. It has garnered a rating of 570,000 Scoville Heat Units.

geoffgarcia
04-05-2004, 12:13 PM
it might be the hottest pepper...but its not the hottest thing...

0-100 Scoville Units includes Bell & Sweet peppers.
500-1000 Scoville Units includes New Mexican peppers.
1,000-1,500 Scoville Units includes Espanola peppers.
1,000-2,000 Scoville Units includes Ancho & Pasilla peppers.
1,000-2,500 Scoville Units includes Cascabel peppers.
2,500-5,000 Scoville Units includes Jalapeno peppers.
5,000-15,000 Scoville Units includes Serrano peppers.
15,000-30,000 Scoville Units includes Chile de Arbol peppers.
30,000-50,000 Scoville Units includes Cayenne & Tabasco peppers.
50,000-100,000 Scoville Units includes Chiltepin peppers
100,000-350,000 Scoville Units includes Scotch Bonnet & Thai peppers.
200,000 to 300,000 Scoville Units includes Habanero peppers.
300,000 to 577,000 Scoville Units includes Red Savina Habaneros
500,000 to 16,000,000 Scoville Units includes Cooking Additives/Chile Extracts
Around 16,000,000 Scoville Units is Pure Capsaicin