Like other fruits and vegetables, bell peppers have many health benefits. Bell peppers contain many healthy antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Read on to learn more about this amazing fruit and how to add it to your daily diet.
Not only are bell peppers super tasty, but they also boast a number of health benefits:
- This extraordinary fruit is low in calories and rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants, which makes bell peppers an excellent addition to any diet.
- Bell peppers are also a source of vitamin K1, vitamin E, vitamin A, folic acid and potassium, and like most whole plant foods, bell peppers are considered nutritious and healthy.
- Among the benefits of regular consumption bell peers you can find eye health, thanks to the large number of carotenoids they contain, they can reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.
- Bell peppers also increase hemoglobin and prevent anemia, due to their supply of iron in the body.
Typically 100 grams of raw Bell Peppers provide
- Calories: 31
- Protein: 1 gram
- Carbs: 6 grams
- Sugar: 4.2 grams
- Fiber: 2.1 grams
- Fat: 0.3 grams
How to eat it
Simply raw or cooked as part of our salads is the easiest option. You can also add bell pepper powder (aka Paprika) to your stir fry for a spicy twist.
Check out our recipe for these delicious stuffed bell peppers