Food Facts Black Pepper
Every chef in the kitchen uses black pepper for pretty much chef related reasons like to add that earthy kick and sharp aroma. I, myself not as experienced as a trained cook use black pepper pretty much because I see it often on those cooking channels and magazine recipes. My rekindled love for food ingredients had me do a bit more research on spices such as black pepper and boy! This stuff right here is good for your brain too.
Nutrition fact: 251 calories
Other than food you can also use black pepper orally as a remedy for arthritis, asthma, upset stomach, bronchitis, diarrhea and discolored skin. Interesting fact: It can be used for depression.
Below we will look at ways a spice as smooth as it can be sometimes as coarse can benefit your health.
Benefiting your health
- Black pepper is high in antioxidants
- Has anti-inflammatory properties
- May improve blood sugar control
- May lower cholesterol levels
- May have cancer-fighting properties
They chronic ailment in addition to the fundamental nutrition and often included in the category of functional foods. As mentioned on point two, black pepper has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help reduce acne so you can add this spice to your daily diet for beautiful skin.
Here’s a simple recipe with black pepper:
You can add black pepper to salad dressings with salt, olive oil and cider vinegar.