Hot peppers come from the pepper plant, an annual or biennial plant, whose sprout is herbaceous at first, while later it becomes woody. It reaches a height of 60-70 centimeters. There are a lot of different species of peppers. They owe their hot taste to a substance called capsaicin. Peppers are rich in vitamin C, A, B1, B2, B3, and E, potassium, magnesium and iron. Due to their high content in vitamin C, they help iron absorption from food. Hot peppers boost the body’s metabolism, helping weight loss, they boost the immune system, they reduce cholesterol levels, protecting the cardiovascular system, they lower the levels of triglycerides in the blood and they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
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