Capsaicin, the compound that gives salsa and hot peppers their zing, stimulates a rush of feel-good endorphines in the brain. Experts say eating the spicy fare can erase a funky mood in two minutes. Just 1/4 cup of salsa, 1 heaping tablespoon of hot peppers or 1 teaspoon of hot sauce will do the trick.
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