It's Capsicum!



Capsicum is a large and mildly flavored vegetable. Mostly used as herb. Can be eaten raw or cooked.

Capsicum is known as bell peppers in some parts of the

world. Bell peppers are also referred to as sweet peppers.

It is a fruit of a plant and is available in different colors. You might be thinking how it appears in different colors.

To your surprise the different colors are simply caused by the fruit ripening. All bell peppers start out green and change color as they mature in the following order:

  1. Green

  2. Yellow

  3. Orange

  4. Red

Health Benefits:

  1. Prevents Anemia as Capsicum is rich in Vitamin C and in Iron the combination of two vitamins and minerals allow iron to absorb more effectively.

  2. Improves Eye Health as they have Vitamin A and high amount of Carotenoid called Lutein which can reduce the risk of macular degeneration (eye disorder among people of age >50).

  3. Boost Immunity as Capsicum is very high in Vitamin C. It can help strengthen the immune system, repair damaged tissues, and reduce the risk of oxidative stress.

  4. Reduces anxiety as Capsicum is rich in both magnesium and vitamin B6. which leads to decrease in anti anxiety levels.

  5. May relieve Menopausal Symptom. Capsicum are rich in flavonoid. Flavonoids are also powerful antioxidant agents.

Make an effort to have capsicum in your diet once in a while.

Until then signing off.

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe!

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