Jalapeno Peppers

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Sliced
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 27 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g

Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 1%
Iron 4%
Vitamin E 2%
Vitamin K 11%
Thiamin 9%
Riboflavin 3%
NIacin 5%
Vitamin B6 23%
Folate 11%
Pantothenic Acid 2%
Magnesium 4%
Phosphorus 3%
Potassium 6%
Zinc 1%
Copper 6%
Manganese 11%
*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) - 65

 

 

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Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • powerful anti-inflammatory properties
  • 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.
  • 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)

Jalapeno peppers are a popular food in many kitchens for their incredible flavor and aroma. What many do not know is that jalapeno peppers may provide the body with powerful anti-cancer protection, weight-loss stimulation, indigestion relief, headache relief, and inflammation remedy. 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 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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