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Hot Sauce Addiction - Chilies Are Like A Drug

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There's a reason you can't put down that hot sauce. A new reports finds chilies are a drug.

The American Chemical Society posted a video online showing how chilies can be addicting.

Apparently the compounds that cause our mouths to burn, trigger our central nervous system to release endorphins, giving us a natural high.

Pass the Tapatio.

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