4 science-backed benefits of bell peppers  (recipe included)

4 science-backed benefits of bell peppers (recipe included)

Bell peppers may not be labelled as superfood, but they provide many amazing health benefits. 

Did you know that bell peppers are rich in fiber, folate, vitamins and antioxidants

1.- They may help to maintain healthy weight

Bell peppers are full of fiber and a component called capsaicin. Studies show that it has positive effect on weight loss and appetite control. 

2.- They help lower cholesterol

 Green bell peppers are known as a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre.

Peppers have more vitamin C than oranges

3.- They are an antibiotic and a natural pain reliever

The capsaicinoids found in bell peppers help trigger endorphins, which are natural painkillers. These substances help desensitize the nerves to pain, as well as trigger pain relief.

4.- They have more vitamin C than oranges

Peppers are an excellent source of Vitamin C, containing nearly three times more vitamin C than oranges. This vitamin reduces the stress hormones and allows you to sleep better. 

Let's take advantage of the properties of this delicious vegetable in a recipe originating from Mallorca 

Victoria Thais

A trip to India was all it took for Victoria to realise that meditation is not a fancy word for sitting around in silence. It truly changed Victoria’s life to a less stressful and more mindful one. Now a freelance consultant and journalist, Victoria joined KOKO to share her knowledge on those little things that are life so much better, and cosier.+ info

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