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What are the health benefits of cayenne pepper?

Listen to your body: Wikipedia has a number of possibilities and other sites as well. There is an entire book devoted to health benefits. The caution to start with a very low dose that would be used in cooking as a spice is wise. With a slow increase you can to see how you personally respond. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of pepper tree leaves?

What are the health benefits of pepper tree leaves?

Pepper tree leaves: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/black_pepper.html

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What are the health benefits of olive oil and lemmon pepper?

What are the health benefits of olive oil and lemmon pepper?

Olive oil is great: Olive oil is an omega 9 fat and is extremely healthy. Its regular use in a mediterrean diet has been shown to decrease heart disease, diabetes, and decrease inflammation. Lemon pepper is basically lemon juice spiced with pepper to help add flavor. It has not been associated with true medical benefits and the detox programs using it are not studied. I think its great to add for taste though. ...Read more

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Silly question but are there any health benefits to having peppermint candies? I notice at times a restaurant or food joint hand them out with orders.

Silly question but are there any health benefits to having peppermint candies? I notice at times a restaurant or food joint hand them out with orders.

Here's why: Eating a peppermint after a meal absorbs or masks the odor of the food on the breath. In india, people eat anise and fennel seeds for the same reason. ...Read more

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Does cayanne pepper assist in weight loss? It is relatively inexpensive and has other supposed benefits. Any dangers if taken w/food+ no health issues

Does cayanne pepper assist in weight loss? It is relatively inexpensive and has other supposed benefits. Any dangers if taken w/food+ no health issues

Flavor: You may take cayenne pepper for taste and flavor, but do not expect it to help in weight loss, nor can you count on any health benefits from peppers. Weight loss is not easy, but requires restricting your caloric intake and increasing exercise. ...Read more

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Extreme sudden craving for jalapeño, banana & black pepper, not possible for me to be pregnant, is there a underlying health issue here?

Extreme sudden craving for jalapeño, banana & black pepper, not possible for me to be pregnant, is there a underlying health issue here?

Possibly: Strong cravings for specific foods can be the result of a variety of reasons: fluctuating hormone levels, blood sugar levels, low serotonin levels in the brain, emotional reasons, or the release of endorphins (natural "feel-good" hormones that the body may release). Start with your doctor to research what may be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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I know there are plenty of healthier options, but is diet soda (coke zero, diet dr pepper) actually bad for my health?

I know there are plenty of healthier options, but is diet soda (coke zero, diet dr pepper) actually bad for my health?

Multiple reasons. : A harvard study showed that diet sodas caused decline in kidney function due to the diet sweeteners. They can rot teeth and destroy teeth enamel due to being acidic in nature. Diet sodas also contain chemical substances which can cause cell damage. Although diet sodas contain low calories they still increase the size of peoples waistlines and contribute to metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of ground black and white pepper good or bad for your health?

Is eating a lot of ground black and white pepper good or bad for your health?

Black Pepper: 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 for other nutrients. It has been used for vitiligo tx. One study suggested that black pepper can lead to potassium decreases ;. ...Read more

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