Food - Delicious Science

The Hottest Chili

Clip: Special | 2m 58s

Michael Mosley and James Wong enter a chili eating contest to take on some of the most fierce and fiery chilies on the planet. As they eat the raw fruit they unpack what the active ingredient capsaicin is doing to their bodies.

Aired: 05/17/17

Expires: 05/18/20

Rating: NR

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