Piperine

The Healing Power of Pepper

…that has garnered attention in medical research: piperine. The Multiple Benefits of Piperine This alkaloid is responsible for pepper’s pungent flavor and its annoying ability to cause sneezing. A potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, piperine increases the activity of pancreatic enzymes…

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3 Healing Herbs

…The only problem with curcumin is that it is notoriously poorly absorbed. That’s why many supplements also contain quercetin and/or piperine, compounds that enhance its bioavailability. Another option (and the one I prefer) is to look for a product that binds curcumin to phosphatidylcholine…

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Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

…curcumin by adding a little spice to your life. Eat Indian food and use turmeric when cooking meals at home. * If you prefer to take supplemental curcumin (often called turmeric extract), aim for 1,400 to 1,800 mg per day. For improved absorption, look for a product containing bromelain or piperine.

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