Capsicum or Bell peppers are related to chili peppers, but without the â€œchillyâ€ thrill.
The Green capsicum contain less sugar than red, yellow or orange capsicums. It is a great source of vitamins A, B6, B9, C, E and K1, but as well of minerals like potassium, manganese. This healthy vegetable also contains important compounds like capsanthin, violaxanthin, lutein, quercetin, luteolin.
It is believed to improve eyesight as it contains lutein and zeaxanthin, to prevent anemia as it is rich in vitamin C, to reduce anxiety as it contains magnesium and vitamin B6, to maintain good bone health as it is rich in manganese, a cofactor in the formation of bone cartilage, and to help to lose weight as it contains loads of vitamins, minerals, and water, while being low in calories .
Green capsicum or green bell peppers can be eaten raw or sautÃ©ed, grilled or cooked.
How to store green capsicum
Unwashed capsicums in plastic bags to be refrigerated in the vegetable drawer.