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Updated 01 March 2013

Red pepper

Red peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C and are linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.

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Red peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, contain high antioxidant levels and are linked to a reduced risk of heart disease.

Beta-cryptoxanthin, vitamin E and other carotenoids are best absorbed by the body when they are eaten with oil, so they are best eaten as part of a meal.

Red peppers are the sweeter and riper versions of green peppers. They can be eaten in many different ways and because they are low in calories, can be eaten freely.


Calories 32
Carotenes 3840mcg
Niacin 1,3mg
Vitamin C 140mg
Vitamin E 0,8mg
Fibre 2,6g
Per 100g
 
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