Mini Sweet Bell Peppers - 500g
Small and sweet, these mini sweet bell peppers are fully ripe and come in beautiful shades.
Bell peppers also known as sweet peppers or capsicums, are fruits that belong to the nightshade family and are native to Central and South America.
They are low in calories and exceptionally rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an excellent addition to a healthy diet.
How to eat bell peppers?
Bell peppers can be eaten either raw or cooked.
We all know that we should be eating the color of the rainbow. But why?
Every single color in the plant has its unique micro nutrient called phytochemical. Phyto comes from Greek word (φυτόν) meaning 'plant' and these are the natural components produced by plants, generally to help them resist fungi, bacteria and plant virus infections, and also consumption by insects and other animals. Some phytochemicals have been used as poisons and others as traditional medicine. It is that powerful.
These brightly colored veggies not only have the powerful health benefits but can also add color, fun and flavors to your table!
Why Are They Good For You?
Fresh, raw bell peppers are mainly composed of water (92%). The rest is carbs and small amounts of protein and fat.
The main nutrients in 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of raw, red bell peppers are:
Protein: 1 gram
Carbs: 6 grams
Sugar: 4.2 grams
Fiber: 2.1 grams
Fat: 0.3 grams
Country of Origin : Netherlands