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Geeper
03-31-2005, 04:43 PM
I had a typical supper (brown rice and turkey) and just covered the stuff with pepper tonight for somethign different.

As the pepper starts making me sweat I start to wonder about thermogenic effects of pepper and quickly start searching the net after supper. There's just too much info for me to sift through with my schedual,

So does anybody know.... pepper... good or bad???????

Built
03-31-2005, 06:18 PM
Good.

DiViNa99
03-31-2005, 06:31 PM
Here's what I found:


A Canadian professor of nutrition at Pacific Western University in Los Angeles and author of Earl Mindell's Food as Medicine, he explains that black pepper is thermogenic -- creating heat in the body, which speeds up the metabolism and jump-starts the immune system.http://www.readersdigest.ca/mag/2000/04/living_remedies.html

Eat spicy foods.
No kidding. Spicy foods can increase your metabolism. Chilli peppers, cayenne pepper, hot sauces and other red pepper spices amp up your nervous system, resulting in an increase in calories burned. Most bodybuilding diets are high in protein, but dull in the flavour department. Crushed chilli peppers, Thai red chillies and Tabasco sauce are not only an insignificant source of calories, but they help kick your metabolic rate upward while adding some zest to chicken breasts.http://www.flexonline.com.au/247.html


Mostly, piperine in black pepper is used as a culinary spice. However, in many parts of the world it is used widely for therapeutic and medicinal purposes.http://www.nutritional-supplement-info.com/piperine.html

I love smothering chicken breast w/ hot louisianna saucehttp://forums.clubsnap.org/images/cs/smilies/redbounceflame.gif :D

Optimum08
03-31-2005, 08:00 PM
i love spicy food...mmmmmmmmmm....load on the pepper/spice....

Shao-LiN
03-31-2005, 09:10 PM
I had a typical supper (brown rice and turkey) and just covered the stuff with pepper tonight for somethign different.

As the pepper starts making me sweat I start to wonder about thermogenic effects of pepper and quickly start searching the net after supper. There's just too much info for me to sift through with my schedual,

So does anybody know.... pepper... good or bad???????

You planning on using barrels of it or something? Lots of other stuff to worry about than that pinch of pepper you put on your food.