Healing Properties Of Pepper

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100 g of fresh red pepper contains 92% water, 6 grams carbohydrates, 0.99 grams of protein, 0.3 grams of fat and 1.2 grams of dietary fiber. Pepper is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and B6. A good source of folic acid, dietary fiber, vitamin B2, pantothenic acid, niacin, and potassium, and vitamin C, manganese, magnesium and vitamin B. Pepper contains 4 times more vitamin C than oranges and more than 30 nutrients from the group of carotenoids. The synergy of vitamins C and A, and carotenoids lycopene gives to peppers antioxidant power and puts peppers in superfoods.
4 times richer in vitamin C than oranges
Pepper contains 300% daily requirement of vitamin C! Vitamin C is important for the production of collagen. Collagen is the principal structural protein in the body for maintaining the integrity of blood vessels, skin, bones and body. Regular consumption of foods rich in this vitamin strengthens the immune system, neutralize harmful radicals and reduces the risk of many diseases.
Regular consumption of pepper has the following effect: raises immunity, relieves PMS, stimulates collagen production, improves vision, protects against prostate cancer, lifts mood, stimulates hair growth, speeds up metabolism and helps weight loss.

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