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What is the benefit of peppers?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Pepper nutrients
Bell peppers are good source of vitamin c, thiamine, vitamin b6, beta carotene, Folic Acid & antioxidant phytochemicals like zeaxanthin; red bell peppers are high in lycopene, a carotene that may protect against cancer & heart ds.
Chili peppers are also high in vit a b & c & antioxidant bioflavinoids as well as beneficial minerals (potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium). Capsaicin, the heat—>.

In brief: Pepper nutrients
Bell peppers are good source of vitamin c, thiamine, vitamin b6, beta carotene, Folic Acid & antioxidant phytochemicals like zeaxanthin; red bell peppers are high in lycopene, a carotene that may protect against cancer & heart ds.
Chili peppers are also high in vit a b & c & antioxidant bioflavinoids as well as beneficial minerals (potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium). Capsaicin, the heat—>.
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—> in chili peppers has analgesic properties & may have anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, & anti-diabetic properties, too.
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