Peppers boost immunity, reduce the risk of cancer, protect against infection, acts like anti-depressant, improves the digestion of food and stimulates the appetite ...
It is a natural remedy that should be used every day, mostly in a fresh form to get the most of vitamin C and lycopene, vitamin A and minerals - lycopene is even better absorbed from cooked foods that have little acid, for example the tomatoes.
Peppers increase the levels of "good " HDL cholesterol, reduces the risk of heart disease and diseases of the blood vessels. With its rich content of antioxidants and vitamin C prevents from angina pectoris, atherosclerosis and cancer. The antioxidants and other substances act positively against cancer. There is a known effect of pepper on breast cancer, prostate cancer and leukemia.
If you have a heart condition and you are at risk to get a heart attack give priority to the red hot pepper.
It reduces the ability of the blood to form clots, preventing thrombosis of blood vessels and mucous coronary arteries and protects against heart attack. Peppers, especially reds and oranges, are rich in potassium. Therefore they act as a diuretic drug, they increase the excretion of urine and lower the blood pressure. If u use salt with pepper you will remove this healing effects.
Essential for the reproductive health of men. Lack of vitamin C and some other antioxidants contained in the peppers can lead to sterility, and only one and a half red peppers daily can return the normal function of sperm.
They are excellent for colds, respiratory infections, bronchitis and asthma. If you can not cough up thick secretions from the lungs or sinuses eat hot peppers.
If you want to save the vision and to prevent cataracts and macular degeneration, untreated diseases that lead to blindness,daily eat at least one pepper.
Cayenne peppers speed up the metabolism. They are invaluable for people who want to loose weight, because hot meal burns an additional 45-70 calories over three hours after a meal. Peppers from any colors, hot or sweet, are low in calories and are used in dietary menus.
Source: Food-Your Miracle Medicine - Jean Carper