Secrets of the Superhuman Food Pyramid: Pros and Cons of Black Pepper

Black pepper is today’s spice highlight on the Superhuman Food Pyramid.

As small as a single peppercorn is, this spice was actually one of the main causes that set off the Age of Discovery and all the exploration and colonization that entailed. Black pepper used to be so scarce and expensive that Europeans had to find new routes into Asia where the spice originated. Now it is a common condiment just like regular table salt.

Besides adding a little pep (a word derived from “pepper”) to your dishes, black pepper has a lot to offer in terms of health. It also carries some risks which means it should only be used in moderation.

Read more about the pros and cons of black pepper and how it can be properly used in your quest to Become Superhuman… Continue reading