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Is pepper good for weight lost?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: Pepper slightly increases your metabolism but you'd have to eat a whole lot to have any noticeable weight loss. It is far better than using salt though. The key is portion control and proper dietary choices though. Pepper is just a condiment.

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