By Bob Otieno
When we are talking about herbs capable of accelerating weight loss, pepper tops the list. Apart from weight loss, pepper is a wonderful herb, which is complete with loads of nutritional goodness, pumped into it. For instance, it is an excellent source of vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Very few herbs are as rich as pepper in the amount of potassium and organic. Consuming this herb cannot only aid weight loss in humans, but also protects the circulatory system, the cardiac muscles, the intestine and the stomach like none other. Because it is loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, it also offers strong immunity against colds and flu.
Pepper is known to hasten up metabolism almost by 25 per cent. This helps to cut back excess fat from the body, thus keeping the physique slim and trim.
It also contains weight loss properties, mainly due to a magic ingredient that it stores. Capsaicin, a major ingredient in the herb helps one burn fat and calories in the body just in the same way as exercising.
This is the ‘thermogenic chemical in the herb, which not only helps one to lose weight, but also increases blood flow, enhances sex drive, activates a healthy digestive system and keeps the body functioning at the appropriate equilibrium.
Weight loss is just one of its effects and one can readily enjoy its trimming benefits if one consumes pepper on a regular basis.
Other health benefits include
· Improves metabolism hence burns fat.
· Improves blood circulation and blood-thinning.
· Decreases cholesterol levels.