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Offline bipasha

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Black pepper: Is it good?
« on: September 26, 2012, 09:53:50 AM »
Black pepper: Is it good?

Many of us use black pepper with salt for our meals and cooking. This spice is made from ground up black peppercorns, grown on vines in India and Vietnam. But did you know that there are many health benefits you can get from eating it? Read on and see how this daily spice can help you. To start with, black pepper has many minerals that we need to keep our bodies functioning well. These include chromium, iron, magnesium, calcium, copper, zinc, and phosphorus. There are also many vitamins in black pepper, including vitamins K, A, C, and E. These vitamins contain antioxidant properties which can help prevent cancer. There are also many digestive benefits you could get from eating black pepper. For example, it can help you to digest foods quicker, which can reduce gas and indigestion. There are also anti-inflammatory properties in pepper, which can help with breast cancer. It can also reduce the irritation you get from bug bites, and could help with asthma. Although some of these benefits are still being tested, ingesting black pepper not only makes our foods taste better, it can also help keep your body a little healthier. So go enjoy some pepper on your food, and live a better life now. Your body will thank you.

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Re: Black pepper: Is it good?
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2013, 01:20:41 PM »
good post

Offline Ferdousi Begum

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Re: Black pepper: Is it good?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2013, 05:43:17 PM »
I have no such idea regarding Black pepper.

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Re: Black pepper: Is it good?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2013, 06:13:24 PM »
Thanks for sharing.

Really black pepper enhances the taste of food and also has very rich food values. But in our daily life we consume very little, sometimes totally not in that types of food we accustomed to take.
Saba Fatema
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