Green chilies are famous for the intense bitterness and the amount of heat it produces after consumption. However, a series of studies claim that the addition of green chilies in foods provide a lot of health benefits.
Here are some of the lesser-known benefits of adding chili to the food we consume:
Benefits of Green Chillies.
- Green chilies have high Vitamin A and Vitamin C content: The fresh green chili is rich in Vitamin C, while the dried version is rich in Vitamin A.
- A good source of Potassium and Iron: Green chilies contain Vitamins B and E also, and is low on calories (due to very low amounts of fat and cholesterol)
- The burn experienced by eating chili helps digestion: A chemical named Capsaicin and the seeds give green chili the heat, which helps in dissolving blood clots and improve digestion.
- Green chili treats wrinkles, health of your heart: It burns a lot of calories, and decreases your appetite to some extent.
Therefore, apart from just adding taste to the food, green chilies have a lot of health advantages. Therefore, the wisest thing is to feel the burn, and enjoy the benefits of green chilies, which can be enjoyed in different ways: fresh, canned, dried or pickled!