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Bell pepper: 5 health benefits of consuming it

MedicalNewsToday reports that bell peppers are a versatile vegetable used in many cuisines and enjoyed both cooked and raw. Bell peppers come in a variety of colors that indicate their degree of ripeness. The health benefits of bell peppers are maximized when they are red in color.

It's possible that red bell peppers have higher levels of antioxidants and phytonutrients than yellow or green bell peppers because they are more fully ripe. In this article, we'll discuss four ways that eating bell peppers can improve your health. What follows is a list of some of them:

1. they contain a lot of vitamin C.

The vitamin C content of bell peppers is quite high. Collagen is produced by the body and vitamin C aids in the healing process after an injury. It is also an effective antioxidant, neutralizing the free radicals that contribute to the development of cancer and other oxidative stress-related diseases.

2. This is aesthetically pleasing and good for the eyes.

Carotenoids called zeaxanthin and lutein can be found in bell peppers and may aid in maintaining healthy eyes.

3. Joint inflammation and arthritic conditions

Beta-cryptoxanthin and vitamin C, both of which can be found in bell peppers, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of developing inflammatory diseases like arthritis. Since bell peppers are rich in vitamin C, they may be able to shield bone and cartilage cells, as demonstrated by the study's authors.

4. Vitamin A content is high in them, so they rank as our fourth benefit.

Beta carotene, also known as vitamin A, is present in bell pepper. Beta carotene is what gives bell pepper their red colour. Vitamin A gives the eyes better vision, helps your cell to grow properly and it also allows your organs to function properly.

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