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Superfood Tip: Jalapeños pack a spicy and healthy punch

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

If you like spicy foods, you’re in luck, because jalapeños have a variety of health benefits.

Jalapeños are a nightshade vegetable, meaning they are widely known for their hotness.

Such spiciness also helps your health.

According to healthyeating.comhealthyeating.com, jalapeños have “notable amounts of two important vitamins. These little peppers derive their heat from a natural plant compound called capsaicin, which offers powerful health benefits. jalapenos are a rich source of vitamin C, with almost 17 milligrams in a small pepper.”, jalapeños have “notable amounts of two important vitamins. These little peppers derive their heat from a natural plant compound called capsaicin, which offers powerful health benefits. jalapenos are a rich source of vitamin C, with almost 17 milligrams in a small pepper.”

healthyeating.com, jalapeños have “notable amounts of two important vitamins. These little peppers derive their heat from a natural plant compound called capsaicin, which offers powerful health benefits. jalapenos are a rich source of vitamin C, with almost 17 milligrams in a small pepper.”

Vitamin C is a wonderful antioxidant for your body. Jalapeños also are a great source of vitamin A.


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