Capsicum


Capsicum Health Tip

Did You know that the capsicum is a fruit and closely related to chillies?

Chopped up and eaten raw in fresh salads or tossed into an exotic stir fry, the red capsicum adds great colour and a mild spicy flavour to any dish. Spice up your next meal and add some red capsicums to it

…but wait there’s more…capsicums also come in yellow and green and are equally healthy

The yellow capsicum has a more sweet, soft taste to it and creates great colour together with the red capsicum

The green capsicums have a crispness to them when you eat them raw and are really nice cooked

Capsicum

 

 

This is what Wikipedia says about the Capsicum:

Capsicum is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Its species are native to the America where they have been cultivated for thousands of years

Capsicum Red and Green

…and here, for your information, some of the Health benefits of capsicum:

  • Vitamin       A17%
  • Vitamin       C303%
  • Calcium       1%
  • Iron              4%
  • Vitamin B-610%
  • Vitamin B-120%
  • Magnesium4%

 

Happy Capsicum Eating!

 


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