Pepper Your Way To Good
Eat Peppers for Your Health! Peppers come from the
genus Capsicum and the variety among peppers are tremendous.
There is mild flavored, to sweet to dangerously hot.
No matter whether you enjoy the taste of the mild Anaheim or
bell pepper, the medium cascabel or the fiery jalapeno or
Tabasco, enjoy peppers on a regular basis as they are delicious
tasting and also are virtually fat free.
Peppers come in a wide range of colors such as light, medium
and dark green; gold; orange; bright red and all the way up to
dark red; yellow peppers from pale to bright; browns from
medium to extremely dark and some peppers are even purple in
Peppers are comparable to garlic and onions when it comes to
their benefits to health. In particular peppers are helpful for
respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis and an
assortment of other breathing problems. Traditionally hot
peppers have played an integral role in Chinese medicine.
Hot peppers are excellent at fighting respiratory infections
and illnesses as well as pulmonary disorders. Peppers have an
ingredient in them known as capsaicin and this ingredient is
particularly good at encouraging the lungs to work as well as
they possibly can.
If you want your lungs to work to their optimum best then
add peppers to your diet on a regular basis. For this reason
peppers are recommended as a daily food for all individual that
smoke and even non-smokers. If you are exposed to second hand
smoke on a regular basis you might also want to eat as many
peppers as you possibly can.
Peppers, as previously stated, are good for combating
respiratory illnesses and are excellent for asthma sufferers as
it allows them to breathe much easier than they would
otherwise. Anyone who suffers from sinus congestion or sinus
pain or has postnasal drip or problems with their nasal
passages should add peppers to their daily
Quick Reflexology Fact
Reflexology can also be used on the face and the ears as well. Because reflexology works to put the body in a state of well-being, it is beneficial to every system in the body. Reflexology has been known to relieve many common pregnancy complaints including headache, nausea, backache, stress and anxiety, sleeplessness, fatigue, constipation, swollen ankles and digestive problems such as acid reflux.
Peppers of all sorts can help to decrease the incidence of
headaches. Peppers have very few calories and are extremely
high when it comes to vitamin C. In fact a green bell pepper
contains more vitamin C than any kind of citrus fruit that is
of the same weight and a red pepper triples that when it comes
to vitamin C.
The hotter the pepper is, the higher quantity
of vitamin C it contains. Back in history, in fact going back
centuries, Chile peppers have been used to help prevent the
common cold and when a person did get a head cold, Chile
peppers helped to get rid of it as soon as possible. Hot
peppers are very strong to eat and many people complain that
they get indigestion from this type of pepper.
Keeping your blood sugar levels even is a
good way to keep up your energy throughout the
day, and is even more important if you are
To achieve this you should eat non-starchy
vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, green
beans, and spinach. It is always best to choose
whole grain products rather than processed
Try brown rice next time instead of white
rice, and whole-wheat spaghetti instead of
Beans are healthy especially kidney, lentils
and pinto beans. Fish is a wise choice 2 to 3
times a week as well.
Some people believe that stomach ulcers are
linked to eating a great deal of hot peppers but this has never
been proven conclusively by research studies. Hot peppers are
thought to work as a blood thinner which is effective at
fighting both strokes and heart attacks. There are topical skin
creams that contain the ingredient capsicum and this is useful
for a number of chronic skin disorders as well as skin