These bell pepper facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including bell peppers in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include bell peppers in your diet.
The bell pepper (also known as Capsicum) is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Manganese, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Pantothenic Acid and Magnesium
The nutritional value and health benefits of bell pepper means that it's good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too much bell pepper if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of bell peppers.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Green Bell Pepper - raw||100g||2.5||1||0||65|
|Red Bell Pepper - raw||100g||4||1||0||105|