Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in weight loss
May reduce risk of heart disease
May reduce risk of stroke
Promotes heart health

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp ground; Calories: 17; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 4.4g; Fiber:0; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0.7g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A:0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 3%DV; Iron: 3%DV

Did You Know?

  • Eating peppercorn (black pepper) increases your mineral and phytonutrient intake and might reduce your risk of disease
  • Using peppercorn in your cooking helps you consume more manganese which supports healthy bone development and manganese helps you make collagen required for wound healing
  • Eating peppercorn increases your metabolic rate which aids in loosing weight

Ways to Eat:

  • Add to meats, salads, poultry, etc

Farming Trivia:

  • Peppercorns were once used as a form of currency on the Malabar coast
  • White, black and green peppercorns all come from the same vine. They grow in clusters (like grapes), and are harvested in various stages of growth

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.