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Capsicum Vegetable Health Benefits Nutritional Facts | Bell Pepper

Capsicum vegetable

Capsicum vegetable also known as Bell Pepper, sweet Pepper or Pepper. Capsicum scientifically classified by Capsicum annuum and its belongs to the Nightshade (Solanaceae) family. They are available in different colors such as yellow, red, green, and orange and purple. Purple and green Peppers are slightly bitter in taste and red, orange, yellow are sweet to taste. You can be eaten both raw and cooked. Capsicums are available throughout the year. Capsicums are native to the America and they were cultivated in 1000 years ago. These are also used for medical purposes. You can make verities dishes with capsicum such as soups, stews, jams, salads, salsas and more. Capsicum vegetable is loaded with nutrients like vitamin K, A and C, dietary fiber and carotenoids and more health benefits.

Nutritional Facts of Capsicum Vegetable:

Capsicums are packed with vitamins and minerals. Here we discussed below


Vitamin C                   (100% of Recommended Dietary Allowance) 80.4mg

Vitamin B6                 (16% of RDA) 0.224mg

Vitamin E                   (2% of RDA) 0.37mg

Vitamin K                   (7% of RDA) 7.4μg

Folate                         (3% of RDA) 10μg

Niacin                         (3% of RDA) 0.480mg

Riboflavin                   (2% of RDA) 0.028 mg

Thiamine                    (5% of RDA) 0.057mg


Calcium                       (1% of RDA) 10mg

Iron                             (3% of RDA) 0.34mg

Magnesium                (3% of RDA) 10mg

Phosphorus               (3% of RDA) 20mg

Potassium                  (3% of RDA) 175mg

Sodium                       (3% of RDA) 3mg

Zinc                             (2% of RDA) 0.13mg




4.64 g


2.40 g

Dietary fiber:          

1. 7g





Capsicum Vegetable Health Benefits:

  1. Eyesight or Vision:

Capsicums are rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C and carotenoid which help to lowering the risk of macular degeneration of the eyes and protect from the cataracts. Macular degeneration of eyes is the most common cause of age related visual loss.

  1. Prevent Cancer:

Capsicum has lycopene compound it reduces unwanted oxidative stress in the body and thus prevents prostate cancer.

  1. Prevents Hair Fall:

Capsicum contains high amount of vitamin C which is essential for hair growth. Deficiency of vitamin C can cause dry, splitting hair that breaks easily.Capsicum helps to prevent dandruff, hair splitting and promotes hair growth.

  1. Beautiful Skin:

Capsicum are loaded with antioxidants protects the skin from free radicals thus promoting healthy and younger looking skin.

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases:

Peppers are rich in lycopene, Fiber, Vitamin A, C and folate which helps to reduce free radicals and lower homocysteine levels. Increased homocysteine levels can lead to a higher risk of heart diseases. Capsicum keeps your heart healthy.

Capsicum Vegetable

  1. Immunity System:

Vitamin C and flavonoids present in capsicum which helps to prevents respiratory problems like asthma, wheezing, emphysema and lung infections.

  1. Boosts Metabolism:

Capsicum contains low calories, it aids weight loss. Capsicum increase metabolism by lowering triglycerides. Capsicum also prevents indigestion by causing the secretion of digestive diseases.

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