Read this in HINDI Do you sprinkle black pepper powder on your omelette? Have you ever tried adding a pinch of black pepper to your dishes for that extra zing? If not then start using this wonder spice in your diet. Apart from enriching the taste and flavour of the food black pepper provides numerous health benefits. Here are top 10 hidden benefits of black pepper you ought to know. #1 -- Protects you from cancer A study conducted by the University of Michigan Cancer Center stated that the piperine content of black pepper prevents the development of breast cancer.