[1-16-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: Have a glass of milk handy—it’s International Hot and Spicy Food Day. What’s the name of the compound that makes chili peppers spicy?
The given options are:
- Citric acid
Correct Answer: Capsaicin
Fact: In nature, this alkaloid serves to prevent fungal infections in plants and deter foraging animals. But we foraging humans turned the tables by adding capsaicin-laced foods to the dinner table. Burn appetit!
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