Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Several Health Benefits of Capsicum

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Capsicum acts as a powerful antioxidant and helps the body to fight against heart attack, osteoporosis, asthma and cataract.

Regulates Cholesterol
Capsicum is free from calories and does not increase the bad cholesterol. It helps in controlling the body weight.

Asthma and Cancer
Capsicum is used to cure the prolonged problem of asthma and cancer. The presence of vitamin A, vitamin C and beta carotene in Capsicum fight against these diseases. It saves from respiratory problems like lung infection and asthma.

Metabolism
Capsicum reduces the levels of triglycerides in body and burns the calories. It helps in the metabolism of the body too.

Analgesic
Capsicum acts as a pain killer as it stops the signal of pain from reaching the spinal chord from the skin.  It helps in ringworms and pain in the nerves.

Energiser
Capsicum contains vitamin C which induces the white cells to fight against the infections. It strengthens the immune system too.

Diabetes
The intake of capsicum gives relief in diabetes and regulates the levels of blood sugar. It helps in less assimilation of calories as it is free from calories.

Skin

It strengthens the skin and removes wrinkles due to the presence of vitamins and antioxidants in it. 
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