Black pepper is one of the most used ingredients in almost all of your food dishes. It however, is not only for its strong aroma and flavor that black pepper is used. Black Pepper, among all the dishes, is used in tea as well along with ginger. Black pepper in tea offers us a variety of health benefits, in which weight loss is a major one.
Some of the main health benefits of Black Pepper Tea are as follows:
1. It promotes good immunity.
2. Facilitates stomach digestion.
3. Black Pepper provides sinusitis and congestion in the nasal area.
4. It has great antioxidant properties.
5. It makes our metabolism work fast.
6. It is a low calorie beverage.
Weight loss has its roots not in dieting, but in a healthy digestion. So taken in moderation, even a hot spice like black peppers can do wonders for you. Spices, like black pepper metabolize the food faster due to their thermogenic effects. This helps burning calories and hence losing weight.
According to Macrobiotic Nutritionist and Health Practitioner, Shilpa Arora ND, "Black pepper contains piperine, which is a compound that improves digestion and metabolic performance, thus reducing fat accumulation in our body. Adding black pepper tea to our daily diet will help in managing obesity. Moreover, it also helps in the absorption of nutrients in the body, and strengthens our immunity system." (Source: NDTV)