Health Benefits of Raw Bell Pepper Juice

The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper or Capsicum) has a sweet taste and is used in salads, soups or sauces. Bell peppers are also widely used in raw juice therapy.Bell Peppers

Bell peppers come in a beautiful array of colors - red, orange, yellow or green.

Yellow bell peppers are a great source of vitamin C that is vital to the production of collagen. Collagen protects against skin damage. It promotes elasticity and skin turgor.

Raw bell pepper juice is rich in vitamin B6 and vitamin B9, also called folic acid. These two B vitamins help to control blood levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Red bell peppers are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that may help prevent cancer, especially, that of the lungs and prostate.

Side effects of Raw Bell Pepper Juice

Raw bell pepper juice may increase the appetite. Thus, if you are concerned about weight gain, avoid eating bell peppers between or before meals.

If you have low blood pressure (hypotension), decrease bell pepper intake. Bell peppers have the blood pressure reducing properties.

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