Pepper (black)

Pepper (black)
Pepper (black)

Pepper is so common, you might forget it's actually good for you! Pepper is good for digestion and intestinal health. When eaten, it sparks the creation of hydochloric acid which helps relieve indigestion, heartburn, gas, and diarrhea.

Selection ProcessPepper can be bought whole, crushed, or ground. If you buy whole peppercorns, be sure to have a pepper mill handy to grind the corns as you cook.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 tsp, ground (2.3 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 5.8

% Daily Value*

Total fat 0.1g 0.1%

Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.2%

Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 0.5mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 1.5g 0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2.3%

Sugars 0.0g

Alcohol 0.0g

Protein 0.2g

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 0.0%
Calcium 1.0% Iron 1.2%
Vitamin D 0.0% Vitamin E 0.1%
Vitamin K 4.7% Thiamin 0.2%
Riboflavin 0.2% Niacin 0.1%
Vitamin B-6 0.3% Folate 0.1%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 0.3%
Phosphorus 0.4% Magnesium 1.0%
Zinc 0.2% Selenium 0.2%
Copper 1.5% Manganese 14.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.