What does craving spicy mean?
You’re overheated Although it sounds counterintuitive, you may crave spicy foods when you’re feeling hot or overheated. That’s because certain spicy foods may work to cool your body down. Chili peppers contain capsaicin, the compound that gives peppers their signature spicy flavor.
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Why do I suddenly love spicy food?
People love, and crave, spicy food not because it makes them feel bad, but actually because it makes them feel pretty good, thanks to endorphins. Capsaicin, a chemical compound in spicy peppers, literally releases endorphins in your body when you eat spicy food, according to Northwestern University’s Helix Magazine.