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Russian nutritionist Dr. Yekaterina Markova declared that the addition of sweet pepper to the daily diet has a positive effect on those suffering from heart problems.
In an interview with the Russian RIA Novosti news agency, the expert points out, “Sweet pepper is a major source of vitamins A, E, B2, B5, B9, PP and mineral elements such as zinc, iron and potassium. Of course, this pepper has a high percentage of vitamin C. To maintain the peppers should be chopped immediately before eating.
He adds, and sweet pepper provides the body with dietary fiber, which is found in a high percentage, especially the red type, which contains 2.1 grams of this fiber per 100 grams.
He says, “Its effect is seen when sweet pepper is added to the diet of people suffering from heart disease. Because pepper contains vitamin Р and vitamin C, it helps to improve the elasticity of the walls. Blood vessels.”
Pepper belongs to the nightshade family, so it can cause some hidden allergies, and he adds a warning that people with autoimmune diseases should avoid it from their diet.
“If a person feels unpleasant symptoms after eating pepper, such as bloating, gas or constipation, he should cook and eat it,” he says.
Source: RIA Novosti