Contains the vitamin C of oranges.
Low in calories.
Cholesterol, Sodium & Fat free.
High in antioxidants.
We never sell imported Capsicums from Australia EVER!.
Capsicums are known for their pungent flavour in food, due to a plant chemical called capsaicin.
Interestingly, this is the chemical used in pepper spray for law enforcement.
Levels of capsaicin in capsicums will vary depending on a range of factors such as weather, growing conditions, & age.
Capsicums is known to have anti-inflammatory & pain relief properties, & has been used to treat conditions including skin rashes, stomach ache & arthritis.
It is also commonly used in muscle rub-down creams to help alleviate pain.
Along with the above properties capsicums are a good source of Vitamin C, & contain carotenes & B vitamins.
|Serving size: 1/2 capsicum - 75g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||1%||0.9|
|- saturated (g)||0.03||0%||0.04|
|- sugars (g)||3.6||4%||4.8|
|Dietary fibre (g)||1.1||4%||1.5|
|Vitamin C (mg)||81||203% RDI*||108||A good source of vitamin C|
|Folate (µg)||32||16% RDI*||43||A good source of folate|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.25||15% RDI*||0.33||A good source of vitamin B6|