Bell peppers cut cancer risk – and that’s not the only reason to have them
They pack more benefits than you can chew.
by: KAVITA DEVGAN
The sulfur content in bell peppers also makes them cancer-protective.
What I appreciate most about bell peppers is the extremely high concentration of antioxidants in them. One serving will give you more than your daily quota of vitamins A and C. C powers up your immune system and keeps skin youthful. It also helps keep arthritis at bay. And vitamin A, that is beta carotene, is not just great for your eyes but will also help you with anti-inflammatory benefits, and cut the risk of cancer by significantly reducing the free radical activity in your body.
Research has indicated that premenopausal women who ate two or more servings of foods rich in carotenoids each day reduce their risk of breast cancer extensively as carotenoids interfere with the estrogen hormone’s signalling ability….