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Does black pepper rclog your arteries?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Pepper is not known to increase risk of heart or vascular disease.
In fact substituting pepper for salt can be beneficial.

In brief: No

Pepper is not known to increase risk of heart or vascular disease.
In fact substituting pepper for salt can be beneficial.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: I was able to find

No reports that black pepper clogs arteries or adversely impacts cardiac health.
Black pepper contains vitamins c; k, iron, potassium ; fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools ; gas) ; vitiligo. It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu . It has antioxidant ; anti-inflammatory effects ; promotes bioavailability for other nutrients.

In brief: I was able to find

No reports that black pepper clogs arteries or adversely impacts cardiac health.
Black pepper contains vitamins c; k, iron, potassium ; fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools ; gas) ; vitiligo. It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu . It has antioxidant ; anti-inflammatory effects ; promotes bioavailability for other nutrients.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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