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Spicy Food Off the Hook as Ulcer Cause–But Is It a Cure?

Fiery Foods Manager Chiles and Health Leave a Comment

by Dave DeWitt Are chiles a cause of ulcers or a cure for them? For centuries, there have been two schools of thought on the subject. The first holds that chiles produce excess stomach acid, which eats holes in the wall of the stomach and duodenum. This is why spicy diets have long been forbidden for ulcer sufferers. The other …