Raw, fried, roasted in your tadkasor added to curries, this little spice is not only delicious but also rich in so many vitamins. It comes with a pack of health benefitsthat it almost seems unbelievable.
Protection against cancer: Green chillies are loaded with antioxidants, that protect the body against free radicals by acting as natural scavengers. Green chillies can also keep prostate problems at bay.
nterestingly enough capsaicin, found in green chillies although hot to taste, has been shown to lower lower temperature by stimulating the cooling center of the hypothalamus in the brain. This explains why, even in very hot places like India, green chillies are consumed.
The heat produced by the chillies, act as an effective pain reliever, as a digestive and anti-ulcer aid. Although, people with active peptic ulcer may be bothered by “spicy foods”.
Loaded with vitamin C and beta-carotene, green chillies are great for healthy eyes, skin and immunce system. Make sure to store the green chillies at a dark cool area because chillies lose their Vitamin C, when they are exposed to heat, light and air.