原创 Anjani 蜂鸟健康TheHummingBird 2020-08-02原文
English Text is further down.甜椒含有大量的维生素C，最多可达橙子的六倍，还含有维生素A和β-胡萝卜素，增强免疫系统，改善视力，并有助于保护眼睛免受白内障风险；也是钾、纤维、硫胺素、β-胡萝卜素、叶酸、玉米黄质和茄红素的极佳来源，并且已被证明有助于防止血液凝块形成并降低心脏病发作和中风的风险。 甜椒非常有助于降低胆固醇水平，其所含的抗癌化合物有助于降低前列腺癌、乳腺癌、肺癌和结肠癌的风险。甜椒对大脑非常有益，可增强记忆力和注意力集中，并减轻脑雾和困惑。 甜椒是一种理想的减肥食品，其纤维有助于抑制食欲，同时有助于让人全天保持活力。青椒实际上是“未成熟”的甜椒。虽然青椒可食用，但红色、橙色和黄色的甜椒含有远超青椒的大量维生素、矿物质和抗氧化物。 甜椒甜脆多汁，是完美的小食，也是色拉、卷饼、紫菜卷、鹰嘴豆泥和蘸酱的绝佳补充。炖、炒、蒸或榨汁也很棒。可以尝试将红甜椒、番茄与一瓣大蒜、一些新鲜罗勒叶、切碎的葱和牛油果在破壁机中混合做成汤享用。 甜椒是一种清爽且营养丰富的膳食，可以滋养身体，保持免疫系统的强健。如有可能请选择有机。
Bell peppers contain an impressive amount of vitamin C with up to as much as six times as oranges. Bell peppers are also packed with vitamin A and beta carotene which can help boost the immune system, improve vision, and help protect the eyes against cataracts. They are also an excellent source of potassium, fiber, thiamine, beta carotene, folic acid, zeaxanthin, and lycopene and have been shown to help prevent blood clot formation and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
They are excellent for helping to lower cholesterol levels and they contain anti-cancer compounds that can help lower the risk of prostate, breast, lung, and colon cancer. Bell peppers are highly beneficial for the brain and can help to strengthen memory and concentration skills as well as reduce brain fog and confusion.
Bell peppers are an ideal weight loss food as their fiber helps to curb the appetite while helping to keep you energized throughout the day. Green bell peppers are technically an “unripe” pepper. Even though green peppers are edible, the red, orange, and yellow bell peppers contain significantly higher levels of vitamins, mineral, and antioxidants.
Bell peppers are so sweet, crunchy, and juicy that they are a perfect snack to munch on and are a fantastic addition to salads, wraps, nori rolls, hummus, and dips. They are also great juiced, steamed, sauteed, and stuffed. Try making a raw soup by blending red bell peppers and tomatoes together with a clove of garlic, a few leaves of fresh basil, and chopped scallions and avocado on top.
It is a refreshing, light, nutrient packed meal that can nourish your body and keep your immune system functioning strong. Also experiment with the deliciously sweet orange bell pepper which is a favorite among kids and adults alike. Bell peppers can be found at your local grocery and health food store. Choose organic for its health promoting properties whenever possible.