Piperine

piperine

Piperine is the phytonutrient responsible for the pungency of black pepper.

Studies show that piperine may enhance bioavailability of curcumin by 2000% in humans.

Piperine - Found in:

Black Pepper,
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References 
Bhardwaj RK, Glaeser H, Becquemont L, Klotz U, Gupta SK, Fromm MF (2002) Piperine, a major constituent of black pepper, inhibits human P-glycoprotein and CYP3A4. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 302(2):645-50. PMID 12130727

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Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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