Some like it REALLY hot! Chinese maneats more than 5lbs of chillies every day... and even uses them as mouthwash
A man from a small village has become anunlikely celebrity in China for his incredible appetite for red hot chillies.
Li Yongzhi, who lives in the village ofShawoli in Henan province, enjoys the heat so much he consumes up to 5.5 lbs(2.5 kilograms) of chilli peppers every day.
Mr Li, 48, even uses chillies as mouthwashin the morning, according to People'sDaily Online.
According to local reports, Li Yongzhi hastaken a liking to spicy food since his childhood.
The villager, who is dubbed 'king ofchilli' in China, told Zhenzhou Evening News that he could have a meal with nomeat or eggs, but never without a handful of chillies.
He said: 'Most people brush their teeth inthe morning, I just eat chillies to freshen up my breath.
'Without chillies, any meal is tasteless.'
He added that chillies also helps him killtime as he eats them as a snack in the evening after he finishes a day of work.
In order to satisfy his daily needs, Mr Ligrows eight different types of chilli peppers in his garden.
MG Worcester., Worcester, United Kingdom,17 hours ago
He must use oven gloves in the loo.
votepurple, colchester, United Kingdom, 15hours ago
He should keep his toilet roll in thefridge..
The sane one, London, United Kingdom, 16hours ago
And it burns, burns, burns, The ring offire, the ring of fire.
Rock Ape, Dorset, United Kingdom, 17 hoursago
That would be a daunting task having toclean his toilet!!!
Aegius, Boston, 16 hours ago
I dunno....I like extremely spicy foodalso, but I can't stand it on the way out.
Jurek Hunt, Serravalle, San Marino, 16hours ago
Bathroom like Hades
NikkiiStar, Pompey, United Kingdom, 16hours ago
i would not want to be the person to cleanhis toilet ... that would be deadly ... but good on him if he is happy andhealthy ...
Richard III, London, United Kingdom, 17hours ago
An excellent diet for your immune system andcleansing the blood ------ really bad for your stomach and guts ---> expectulcers and indigestion.