WHY? Jalapeños

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday

Jalapeños

1. Capsaicin- this is a compound found in jalapeños that makes it hot. But it also has other benefits such as increasing metabolism by raising body temperature

2. Kills cancer- Capsaicin has also been found to inhibit cancer cell growth (1)

3. Antimicrobial effects- Jalapeños actually have an inhibitating effect on some bacteria found in soil. This means eating jalapeños could potentially keep you from getting sick!

4. Stronger immune system- Jalapeños have more vitamin C than an orange!! One pepper is 30% of your RDV

1)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28435977/

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