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Too many chilli peppers in food can kill

20 October, 2014

ISLAMABAD: It has been claimed that chilli peppers can cause death if taken in large quantities.

According to Paul Bosland, director of the Chile Pepper Institute and responsible for finding the world`s hottest chilli pepper the Bhut Jolokia, chilli peppers can lead to death but most people`s bodies falter long before they reach that point.

"Theoretically, one could eat enough really hot chillies to kill you," Live Science quoted him as saying.

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