POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS:
-May help prevent or reduce symptoms of joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, wheezing and tightness associated with asthma, nerve and blood vessel damage seen in diabetics
-Red BELL PEPPERS contain lycopene, a caroteniod that may help prevent or lower ones risk of colon, prostate, cervix, bladder and pancreatic cancer
-Excellent source of vitamin C and A, two very powerful antioxidants which work together to effectively neutralize free radicals.
Vitamins C, A, B6, Dietary fiber, vitamin K and folate.
Best eaten raw, in salads or as a finger food. Also can be roasted, sautéed or stuffed. Great on pizza, in sauces or stir-fries.
A green PEPPER with streaks of red will be slightly sweeter then one that’s completely green. PEPPERS of vibrant colour (orange, yellow, or purple) are more mature and sweeter in taste.
Posted on: June 11th, 2008