Paprika and it's benefits
Updated: Dec 10, 2020
Paprika is a vegetable that may not be familiar to daily consumption, but even so, paprika is a vegetable with a myriad of benefits. Learn more here.
Because of its unique shape, paprika is probably easily recognized by most people, it is not as difficult as people distinguish between spinach and kale. The most iconic peppers are the red peppers, but they also come in other colours, namely yellow and green.
The benefits of peppers in the human body can be said to be quite a lot, including:
a. Source of Anti-oxidants
One of the ingredients in red peppers that can ward off free radicals is carotene. Carotene contained in peppers, including beta-cryptoxanthin, beta carotene, and lutein. Carotene is a soluble fat and is best absorbed by the body when eaten with other healthy foods, such as avocados
b. Good for Eye Health
Both green peppers and red peppers are rich in anti-oxidants such as lutein, vitamin A, and zeaxanthin which can prevent various eye diseases.
In addition, the vitamin B6 content in peppers can also be a source of nutrition for the eyes. People who get adequate amounts of vitamin B6 can reduce their risk of developing macular degeneration.
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