The Power of the Pepper

Learn about the health benefits of bell peppers.

The Power of the Pepper

Peppers are packed with nutrients and vitamins and make a tasty addition to a variety of dishes. Find out why you should be using the power of pepper to boost your own health.

Packed With Vitamins

Bell peppers are packed with a variety of vitamins including vitamin A, most of the B vitamins and vitamins C, E and K. All of these nutrients support your body in a variety of functions from normal blood clotting to cellular respiration.

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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