Rich in vitamin A and C, the red pepper in a good source of antioxidant.
Very low in calories (only 2% of Recommended Daily Intake per portion), it contains 92% of water.
It is recommended in case of difficult urination and dry stools as it promotes intestinal transit and is diuretic. In traditional Chinese medicine, it is also recommended to treat anemia as it nourishes the blood.
It is better to consume it during warm and hot seasons due to its fresh nature.
Wether it is green, yellow, orange or red, it is the same vegetable that has just been harvested to different degrees of ripeness.