Bell pepper a popular vegetable, which is widely used in cooking in various forms, from it and with its help they prepare excellent delicious dishes such as sauces, lecho, stews, stewed vegetables, etc., it is pickled, salted and canned, they like to eat fresh.
The useful properties of bell pepper are very diverse, due to the fact that it contains many vitamins and trace elements:
- increases immunity due to the vitamin C and vitamin A (beta-carotene) it contains, improves hair and nail growth, has a beneficial effect on vision, mucous membranes and skin condition;
- thanks to B vitamins, pepper is useful for stress, insomnia, memory impairment, depression, dermatitis, diabetes mellitus, edema, fatigue;
- vitamins P and C help to strengthen the walls of blood vessels and reduce their permeability;
- thanks to zinc, iron, iodine, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and other microelements, sweet pepper is necessary for anemia, osteoporosis, malfunctioning of the sebaceous and sweat glands, baldness and vitamin deficiencies;
- capsaicin increases appetite, helps the pancreas and stomach work, lowers blood pressure, thins the blood, preventing blood clots;
- chlorogenic and p-coumaric acids remove carcinogenic substances from the body;
- The lycopene contained in pepper helps to stop the development of cancer.
However, the beneficial properties of bell pepper should not be misled that it can be eaten by everyone and in unlimited quantities, for certain diseases, bell peppers should be eaten with extreme caution, if not abandoned altogether:
- stomach ulcer, intestine, coli, gastritis;
- kidney and liver diseases;
- heart rhythm problems, angina pectoris;
- excessive excitability;