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It's Okay to Be Smart: The Surprising Reason We Eat Spicy Food

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People who live near the equator use more spices per recipe than people who live far from the equator. Spices and other plant ingredients have special powers that make them a truly magical superfood. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Smart" series.

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