The same ingredient in pepper, which makes us sneeze, really keeps us fine, say researchers in a recent study
Piperin blocks the formation of new fat cells. This is definitive conclusion from the research of the research team. If this is proved in subsequent tests piperin can be used in treatment of obesity and related diseases.
According to Wei-Hyun Park from Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea piperin inhibits differentiation of fat cells, and makes it suitable for use in such therapies.
Beneficial effects of plant seeds and have been known for centuries and used in traditional folk medicine of the Eastern nations. Black pepper is used in diarrhea, cholera and other gastrointestinal diseases.
It is known that piperin has beneficial effects after entering the bloodstream. By laboratory methods and computer programs now scientists reveal the mechanism of action at the molecular level – piperin intervene in gene expression in adipose tissue. Studies have shown that the compound affects the activity responsible for the formation of fat cells genes. The benefit is that it sets a chain reaction that redirects the specialization of cells, the researchers comment to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Can You See Dark Side of FAST Weight Loss?
Until recently, many nutritionists excluded pepper on each diet, because it opens the appetite of people as a result eat more frequently, accumulating a large amount of fats. Recent studies of this beloved by many spice showed that consumption of black pepper does not always lead to weight gain, but on the contrary, when properly used can even help in the fight against overweight and a loyal friend to achieve weight loss even in habits of 2-3 pounds.
Why we can lose weight with black pepper?
It was found that piperine in black pepper lead to blocking formation of new fat cells, thus effectively slowing the accumulation of fat in fat depots such as abdomen, thighs and buttocks. This spice is effective in combating overweight and helps to achieve weight loss in both men and women.
Although black pepper helps in weight loss scientists, however claim that an excessive amount of pepper in the body is not desirable because it can cause stomach ulcers and an additional gases in the digestive tract that can cause discomfort.