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Why spicy foods make you poop

You ever wonder why spicy foods give you diarrhea? The truth of the matter is crazy - and it actually means your body is hard at work protecting you from harm. zuPOO by UMZU uses this bodily protection process to help make you more regular.

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THE ANSWER

Why do spicy foods make me poop?

Hot spices like cayenne or chili peppers contain a powerful ingredient called capsaicin. When we eat capsaicin, it stimulates the vanilloid receptor 1, which tells our brains that we are burning from the inside.†

Our brains then try to understand what the heck is going on and will release endorphins to block the pain. If you’ve ever felt happy while eating spicy food, finding yourself reaching for more even when your mouth is in serious pain - that’s why.

The burning effect of capsaicin triggers the body to take action against what it interprets as potential harm. The result? You get diarrhea to flush the potential threat out as quickly as possible.†

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NEXT STEPS

How to use this to your advantage

Capsaicin in high amounts can damage the gut lining, but you can actually take advantage of this bodily process to make yourself more regular.†

Taking cayenne pepper extract in small amounts (~10mg) can promote colon cleansing or just help you poop more regularly if you’re feeling backed up.

This is why you’ll see cayenne pepper extract as an ingredient in most quality colon cleanses.

Looking to try a colon cleanse to start your next year off fresh and light? Try one with cayenne pepper extract to take advantage of this extremely cool bodily protection process.

zuPOO contains the exact right amount of cayenne pepper extract to help you take advantage of this extremely cool bodily process.

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