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Hot sauce makes the man

A study from France titled “Some like it hot: Testosterone predicts laboratory eating behavior of spicy food” (I really love the title) shows that men who loved spicy food tended to have higher levels of testosterone as reported in Time magazine:

How much capsaicin—the chili pepper compound that makes them spicy—a man likes has been linked to social dominance, aggression and “daring behaviors,” the study authors write. “Conversely, low testosterone levels have been associated with lethargy or depressive mood.”

I wonder what can be said about women who like it hot as well…

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