Capsicum (Organic Green)
Crisp, Crunchy a delightful addition to stir-fries, salads, rainbow wraps, sushi and raw for dips and snacks!
- Capsicum packs a punch especially in vitamin C & A (a little more in red than green), it is also a good source of Vitamin E, K, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6, Folate, Manganese, and Potassium
- Best Stored: In Fridge
- Can be frozen
- Can be eaten raw or cooked.
- Vitamin A is an antioxidant and helps with vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell function, and your immune system
- Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
- Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient. It acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Your body also needs vitamin E to boost its immune system so that it can fight off invading bacteria and viruses. It helps to widen blood vessels and keep blood from clotting within them.
- Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
- Vitamin B6 is found naturally in many foods. Your body needs vitamin B6 to help support more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. It is also essential in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.
- Folate is a B vitamin (These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat). Folate helps your body make new cells and regenerate. It is essential for everyone but very important for pregnant women.
- Manganese is an essential nutrient for your body to function! It helps process cholesterol, carbohydrates, protein and may also be involved in bone formation.
- Potassium is a mineral that your body needs to work properly. It helps to regulate your heartbeat and ensures your nerves function properly. It also helps move nutrients into cells and waste products out of cells.
- Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.
How to Eat!
- In Sauces /Dips
- Stir Fry