Some of you can't eat food with it while the other half relish almost everything with a little bit of this vitamin C agent. In fact, a lot of you out there like to munch it raw. We're talking about green chilli--a well-known food component rich in vitamin B6, vitamin A, iron, copper, potassium and a small amount of protein and carbohydrates.
Loaded with capsaicin--a chemical compound that makes chilli peppers taste hot, you can eat it raw, fried or in a roasted form along with salads and as a side dish in your main meals.
Not many people know that green chillis are rich in dietary fibre, which is important for a healthy digestive system. Here are other health benefits of eating the green chilli.
Takes care of your skincare regime: Green chilli is a rich source of vitamin C and eating it helps in keeping your skin healthy and glowing.
Aids in digestion: Consuming green chillis can help in the digestion process since it is very high in vitamin C. Also, foods that release saliva while chewing help in proper digestion of the food; thus eating green chillis aids in digestion.
Helps in weight loss: Since green chilli helps in burning the excess fats of the body, it helps in weight loss and thus increases the metabolism of your body.
Good for diabetes: People suffering from diabetes must include green chillis in their diet because it can take care of the increased sugar level and can further help in creating a balance in the body.