Capsicum

Capsicums are a fruit from the nightshade family and can be used fresh, dried, or as a culinary spice. It is high in nutritional value and contains high amounts of vitamins A snd C as well as an impressive amount of other beneficial plant compounds (phytochemicals), in particular capsaicin, which is found in the fleshy membrane as well as the seeds.

 

  • 31cals / 100g
  • 92% water

Great source of:

  • Vitamin A,B6, C, E & K
  • Calcium
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium
  • Antioxidants

Capsicums may:

  • Prevent macular degeneration
  • Prevent anaemia
  • Support weight loss
  • Reduce the risk of cancer
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease
  • Improve immunity
  • Improve mental health
  • Keep skin glowing & healthy
  • Promote a healthy pregnancy