Pepper: The Spice of Life

From Bottom Line Personal  |  By Bill  Gottlieb

Excerpt: “Black pepper is rich in piperinethe pungent compound that triggers a sneeze when it hits the nerve endings inside your nose. Hundreds of studies show that piperine also triggers healing–energizing and protecting nearly every organ and system in your body.

…Cellular and animal research demonstrates that piperine fights ­cancer. Other research shows that piperine can slow, stop or kill prostate, colorectal, lung, cervical, liver and stomach cancers. Piperine also slows angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels that feed tumors. It even enhances the effectiveness of radiation and chemotherapy.”

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