Showy and aromatic; The bell pepper, bell pepper or chilli is a vegetable native to America, with nutritional properties approved by the Spanish Nutrition Foundation.
As a result of these virtues, it is recommended in the daily diet.
What are its advantages
Among its advantages, in a note on the Puleva website, nutrition graduate María del Carmen Moreu Burgos highlights the following:
– They are rich in vitamins (especially C) and antioxidants.
– They have a substance called capsaicin, with antibiotic, analgesic and stimulating action on the gastric mucosa and gallbladder.
– They have a large amount of dietary fiber. Which provides an important feeling of satiety, prevents constipation and helps reduce blood cholesterol levels.
– Due to their high percentage of water, they are low in calories and fat.
– Index in the reduction of chemical messengers of pain. With which it is used after operations and to treat arthrosis.
– It is part of the balms for irritated skin.
– It’s digestive. Contrary to popular belief, it stimulates the stomach lining and gallbladder function. To take advantage of these benefits, it is better to remove the ribs and eat them roasted.
– They have diuretic effects. For its richness in potassium and low sodium percentage.
– The red ones have an anticancer component.
Who should consume bell pepper
– Girls and boys.
– Those who follow low-calorie diets to control or lose weight.
– People who need to reduce their sodium and fat intake.
In cases of:
– Kidney stones.
– Water retention.
– High cholesterol.
– Rheumatic diseases, arthritis and bone tuberculosis.
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