Chili Peppers


Chili Pepper Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Pepper
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 18 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g

Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 1%
Iron 3%
Vitamin E 2%
Vitamin K 8%
Thiamin 2%
Riboflavin 2%
Niacin 3%
Vitamin B6 11%
Folate 3%
Pantothenic Acid 1%
Magnesium 3%
Phosphorus 2%
Potassium 4%
Zinc 1%
Copper 3%
Manganese 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 68

 

 

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Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • powerful anti-inflammatory properties
  • lower type II diabetes risk
  • injury and wound healing
  • base metabolic rate boost
  • promote weight-loss
  • indigestion relief
  • decrease stress
  • energy boost
  • antioxidant

 

Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Decrease post-exercise recovery times from lower inflammation levels.
  • Increase rate of injury and wound healing.
  • Promote weight-loss for leaner body potential and a greater power-to-weight ratio.
  • Boost metabolic rate for a substantially faster recovery rate.
  • Protect against excess free radical exposure from prolonged exercise durations and intensities.

Glycemic Index Rank

<15 out of 100

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

<1 to 1 ratio

RankValue
Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Chili peppers are one of the most popular foods to spice things up in the kitchen. They are loaded with capsaicin, carotenoids, polyphenols, and vitamin C. Chili peppers benefit many systems of the body and may also assist in cancer protection, weight-loss, indigestion relief, headache relief, and inflammation treatment. They can also be eaten regularly, however, be aware of their laxative effects when eating too many in a short period of time.

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capsaicin

is an active component of peppers that acts as an irritant to mammals. Capsaicin has been studied and proven to help decrease pain, inflammation, indigestion, cancer risk, headaches, stress, and body weight.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

 

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