These chilli facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including chilli in your diet.

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Nutrition Facts

You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include chilli in your diet.

Chillis are:

  • Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium
  • High in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Dietary Fiber, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus

The nutritional value and health benefits of chilli means that it's good for:

  • Maintaining good general health
  • Losing weight

Don't eat too much chilli if you're interested in:

  • Gaining weight

Having said this, chilli is usually so strong, that most recipes only require small portions of it in comparison to other ingredients.

Nutritional Values

The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of chilli.

Preparation Portion Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Banana Chilli - raw 80g 2 1 0 45
Green Chilli - raw 20g 0.5 0.5 0 15
Red Chilli - raw 20g 1 0.5 0 5

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