Incredible Health Benefits Of Bell Peppers | Surprising Bell Pepper Nutrition Facts

Bell peppers make a tasty addition to your baby's diet and despite their misleading name they are not "hot"! They can be found in a variety of colours, including red, green, yellow, orange and purple. Their bright colours are a good indication of their excellent nutritional value bell peppers are a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and vitamin A (from beta-carotene). They also contain folic acid.
Sweet bell peppers are also known as capsicums, sweet peppers or green / red peppers. You can't differentiate the sweet bell peppers' varieties when they're still young because they all look green. As they ripen, they'll change color. Depending on the stage of ripeness and their varieties, their colors range from orange, yellow, red, purple, brown, black, ivory or green, and so are their sweetness.

All peppers are rich in vitamins A, C, and K, but red peppers are simply bursting with them. The antioxidants found in peppers help to prevent cell damage and diseases related to aging plus they support your immune function. Peppers also help reduce inflammation such as that found in arthritis and asthma.

Bell Pepper Capsicum can assist with lowering cholesterol and improving blood pressure, which can lead to the prevention of heart attack and stroke. Peppers enjoy rich well-drained soil in a sunny area. C. pubesence, C. baccatum and C. pendulum can withstand cooler climates, all peppers will die off in severe cold conditions.
 
Bell peppers also contain B6 and Folic acid which is beneficial in atherosclerosis and heart diseases. Further research is going on to find more about the beneficial effects of Bell Pepper on human health.



 
Chili peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C. Sweet peppers contain as much as two times of vitamin C as oranges. Though not a much as sweet peppers it is surprising to know that chili peppers also pack a heavy punch when it comes to vitamin c. 

Peppers are good for us if we are healthy individuals, but if you take any supplements containing cayenne or chilli pepper derivatives you should consult your health care provider before taking them. In fact this advice goes for all supplements that can be bought over the counter.

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