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Black pepper could help fight obesity: Research shows it lowers body fat and blood sugar

Black pepper is considered to be one of the two essential flavorings in most types of western cooking. Now, there's some evidence that it could be essential to much more than making recipes taste good. Research indicates that black pepper has a number of health benefits, including lowering blood sugar levels as well as body fat percentage. These impacts will be welcome news to anyone who is trying to cut fat or keep a healthy weight.

Key Takeaways:

  • Rats that were administered a high fat diet for approximately four months, we're the subject of a nutritive study.
  • The rate were divided into a control group and a Dr one group that were given piperonol, a black pepper component.
  • The piperonal-fed group had better blood sugar levels, more bone density and better mineral concentration and more lean muscle mass.

“A new study revealed that black pepper could help fight against obesity by reducing body fat and blood sugar levels. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from Sri Venkateswara University in India.”

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