Turmeric Mixed With One Common Thing Could Literally Save Lives

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2. Greatly Reduces Inflammation

Curcumin and piperine are the two active ingredients which have the ability to affect more than 700 different genes in the body. In combination, these ingredients can inhibit the activity of COX-2 and 5-LOX, the two enzymes that create inflammation and pain.

 

3. Supports Weight Loss

If you are looking to lose some weight, black pepper and turmeric can help you with those efforts. Black pepper is a thermogenic compound which speeds up your metabolism, helping you naturally burn more calories. The combination of turmeric and black pepper can lead to a natural feeling of fullness, making these herbs a natural appetite suppressant. Add turmeric and black pepper to just about any meal. You can also put them in vegetable juices and smoothies. Add half a teaspoon of turmeric and a quarter teaspoon of black pepper to your meals or juices each day.

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