Black pepper

Black pepper is a fruit native to India, which is obtained from a plant called Piper Nigrum. Various anti-inflammatory, diuretic and antioxidant properties are recognized. As well as an excellent ally for weight control.

Black pepper has a large number of nutritional properties: it is a seasoning rich in magnesium, it has a high amount of potassium, it contains essential minerals such as calcium and iron, sodium, phosphorus and zinc, proteins, and a wide variety of vitamins.

Black pepper in the kitchen

It is an excellent natural seasoning to reduce the consumption of salt in the meals of your daily diet.

Black pepper provides food with a spicy and aromatic flavor in addition to providing health benefits. It is considered that it works as a natural stimulant of gastric secretions, favoring the digestive processes in the stomach.

Benefits of black pepper

Helps lower cholesterol
Protect your immune system
Maintains the good condition of the skin
Products with black pepper

More about black pepper benefits

1) It helps lower cholesterol

Consuming black pepper helps keep your arteries clean.

According to a study by the University of Thailand, black pepper and piperine –– alkaloid found in this spice –– reduce the absorption of cholesterol.

2) Immune system

This seasoning can stimulate its function, increasing the proliferation of cells known as splenocytes, which are responsible for the release of immune substances.

3) Antibacterial

It has antibacterial properties so it can fight infections, colds, flu, relieves sinusitis and nasal congestion.

4) Maintains the good condition of the skin

In a study conducted by Kings College London, researchers found that piperine can stimulate pigmentation in the skin. It helps in the treatment of vitiligo, which causes depigmentation.

In addition, the high amount of antioxidants present in black pepper prevents or repairs the damage caused by free radicals in the skin.

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