Red Bell Pepper 0.5kg


Red bell peppers are a nutrient-rich vegetable that is low in calories and fat. They are a good source of vitamins A, C, and E, as well as potassium, fiber, and folate. Red bell peppers are also a good source of antioxidants, which can help protect the body against damage from free radicals.


The red bell pepper is a member of the Capsicum family, which also includes chili peppers, jalapenos, and cayenne peppers. The red bell pepper is native to Central and South America, and was first domesticated by the Mayans and Aztecs. The red bell pepper was introduced to Europe in the 16th century by Spanish explorers, and it quickly became a popular vegetable throughout the continent.


A one-cup serving of raw red bell pepper contains the following nutrients:

  • Calories: 46
  • Fat: 0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 9 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Vitamin A: 169% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin C: 317% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 22% of the DV
  • Folate: 17% of the DV
  • Potassium: 195 milligrams
  • Manganese: 11 milligrams

Health Benefits

Red bell peppers have a number of health benefits, including:

  • Boosting the immune system: Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for a healthy immune system. Red bell peppers are one of the best sources of vitamin C, providing 317% of the DV in a single serving.
  • Protecting the heart: Vitamin C and carotenoids in red bell peppers can help protect the heart against damage from free radicals.
  • Reducing the risk of cancer: Carotenoids in red bell peppers have been shown to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer, including lung cancer, prostate cancer, and stomach cancer.
  • Improving eye health: Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids that are found in high concentrations in red bell peppers. These carotenoids can help protect the eyes against age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
  • Improving digestion: Red bell peppers are a good source of fiber, which is essential for digestive health. Fiber helps to keep the digestive system running smoothly and can help to prevent constipation.
  • Weight loss: Red bell peppers are low in calories and fat, making them a good choice for people who are trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.


Red bell peppers can be used in a variety of recipes, including:

  • Salads
  • Soups
  • Stir-fries
  • Sandwiches
  • Pizza
  • Roasted vegetables
  • Salsa
  • Hummus
  • Stuffed peppers


Red bell peppers should be stored in a cool, dark place. They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. If you are not going to use the peppers within a week, you can freeze them. To freeze red bell peppers, simply wash them, cut them into desired pieces, and place them in a freezer-safe bag or container. Frozen red bell peppers will last for up to six months.

Bell peppers are rich in many vitamins and antioxidants, especially vitamin C and various carotenoids. For this reason, they may have several health benefits, such as improved eye health and reduced risk of several chronic diseases. All in all, bell peppers are an excellent addition to a healthy diet.Mar 27, 2019

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