Spice up your life and live longer

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We all know one. While you’re sitting gasping for breath, lolling your tongue in a glass of milk you think could be your last, a boastful friend will boredly (and boringly) explain how they’ve eaten spicier food than whatever plate of hell-fire is in front of you for breakfast.

Well, it turns out that these daredevil dieters could outlive you, according to a new study from China, which reports that spice lovers have a 14% lower mortality risk than the rest of us wimps.

For the brave among you then, I’m bringing you the five hottest natural chilies in the world and where to find them, with some great recipe ideas for each one by clicking on the slide. Whatever happens, don’t say I didn’t warn you…

[Images: Lauri Rantala, Kelly B., Aurelien Guichard, Hank Wang, Vikramjit Kakati]