Remember when I told everyone that Black Pepper is like a natural antibiotic...well it is, but I learned other benefits. It has the ability to diminish the amount of gas in the intestinal tract. The outer skin of the peppercorn most likely enhances metabolism, leading to weight loss. Pepper detoxifies your body by releasing hydrocholoric acids which are essential for breaking down foods. Black Pepper aslo protects against bacterial growth, particularly in the intestinal tract.
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An outer layer of the peppercorn contains substances that may boost fat metabolism. Adding black pepper to foods may help in the treatment of obesity. Black pepper reduces inflamation and can slow the growth of some cancer cells.
Read more at Suite101: The Top Ten Health Benefits of Black Pepper: How Adding a Little Pepper Can Improve Digestion and Heart Health http://www.suite101.com/content/the-top-ten-health-benefits-of-black-pepper-a193900#ixzz18ONtMIl4
Black pepper is a natural antidepressant..spinkle some on your foods when feeling blue!!!
Cut sodium intake down, use Seasoned Pepper instead of Salt.
LAWRY'S Seasoned Pepper is a flavorful alternative to plain black pepper. A unique blend of cracked black pepper, sweet red bell peppers and select spices creates a complex and full-bodied flavor. It's inexpensive and adds flavor without the sodium!
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