A 33-year-old member asked:
is black pepper a healthier choice from salt?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually. The average: American ingests 20 x more salt then the body needs. Too much salt can contribute to hypertension. Black pepper contains vitamins c& k, iron, potassium & fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools & gas). It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu. It has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory effects & promotes bioavailability of other nutrients.
Answered on Jan 20, 2019
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