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Pepper

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Vegetable

Capsicum, the pepper, is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Its species are native to America, where they have been cultivated for thousands of years. Peppers are fantastic for burritos!

Protein:

0.9 g

Carbohydrates:

4.3 g

Fat:

0.1 g

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Calories:

18

Vitamin C:

181%

Saturated Fat:

0 g

Magnesium:

2%

Sodium:

3.2 mg

Sugar:

2.3 g

Calcium:

0%

Vitamin B-6:

5%

Potassium:

153 mg

Dietary Fiber:

0.7 g

Vitamin A:

10%

Iron:

2%

Cobalamin:

0%

Cholesterol:

0 mg

Vitamin D:

0%

 

Facts

 
  • Since bell peppers have seeds and come from flowering plants, they are actually fruits, not vegetables.

  • A bell pepper has the highest levels of Vitamin C of any produce item. A large red pepper provides more than 300% of your daily requirement of Vitamin C and has three times more Vitamin C than an orange.

  • Bell peppers can be eaten at any stage of development, however the vitamin C and carotenoid content {so all the healthy things about peppers!} of bell peppers increases with ripeness.

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Benefits & Drawbacks of Eating

Pepper

Benefits

Drawbacks

  • Brighter skin

  • Promotes a healthy heart and immune system

  • May help remove gastrointestinal disorders

  • Can cause stomach aches

  • Can cause heart-burn

 

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