Why Does Milk Help with Spicy Foods?

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Milk can help with spicy foods. The milk binds to capsaicin more than the capsaicin binds to the taste buds, thereby when the milk is swallowed, the capsaicin goes down with it.
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The thing that makes many hot foods hot is Capsaisin, and milk helps loosen it from our tongue to cut down on the heat.
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