Amount of vitamin C in fruits and vegetables
Peppers are tasty, easy and super healthy. They contain numerous vitamins and minerals, often even more than other fruits and vegetables. For example, peppers contain more vitamin C than any other popular fruit or vegetable. The chart below shows the amount of vitamin C in peppers and other vegetables and fruits.
- Red pepper (raw)
- Brussel sprouts (raw)
- Orange pepper (raw)
- Brussel sprouts (cooked)
- Red pepper (cooked)
- Yellow pepper (raw)
- Yellow pepper (cooked)
- Green pepper (raw)
- Green pepper (cooked)
- Vitamin C in mg
Source: NEVO-online version 2013/4.0
Pepper also contains vitamin E, B1 and B2 and A
Pepper is a healthy food. Because, in addition to lots of vitamin C, peppers contain vitamins E, B1 and B2. The exact amounts can be found in the nutrition table. Your body converts the pepper’s beta-carotene into vitamin A – and exactly the amount you need. You’ll have nothing to worry about.
Peppers are packed with essential minerals
You need minerals, just like vitamins, for numerous processes that keep your body running smoothly. It’s nice to know that peppers contribute to your body’s daily mineral needs, such as calcium, sodium and iron. In addition, pointed sweet peppers contain a lot of folic acid. A tasty and convenient way to eating healthy.
Peppers contain no fat
The fact that peppers contain no fat is a tasty bonus. Another bonus is the fact that peppers are low in protein and contain almost no calories. You can eat as many of them as you like. And that’s a healthy thought.