These chilli facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including chilli in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include chilli in your diet.
- 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.
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|