It’s no secret that fresh turmeric is packed with health benefits.
These pretty much go out the window though, unless you’re taking your turmeric along with a surprising yet crucial accompaniment.
What is this mystical ingredient we’re talking about?
It’s called, Piperine.
You may know it better as Black Pepper Extract, and may not have thought much of it – besides as your salt shaker’s roomie.
But trust us, when it comes to getting the most out of fresh turmeric this Piperine stuff ensures your super root will pack all the punches!
Without Piperine, the body isn’t able to access turmeric’s range of nutritional benefits. But by slipping this underused ingredient into your routine, it’ll help you unlock the full benefits.
In this article, we’re going to discuss all things piperine and show you how to reap the full rewards of your turmeric consumption.
Turmeric and Piperine – a crucial combo
First things first – what is piperine?
Piperine, or black pepper extract, is so much more than just a popular seasoning. It’s the bioactive compound found in black pepper and is jam-packed full of nutritious health benefits.
Amongst other uses, piperine has been found to:
- Help relieve nausea
- Relieve painful headaches
- Promote proper digestion
In fact, research has found that consuming just 20mg of piperine per 2g of turmeric can increase the absorption of curcumin, turmeric’s powerful active ingredient, by up to 2000%.
That’s the sort of increase that any health enthusiast shouldn’t take lightly!
How to Take Piperine with Turmeric:
It couldn’t be easier. Simply include 20mg of piperine into your daily diet and take it at the same time as your turmeric. It’s also recommended that you consume both with or just before a meal to further boost absorption.
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