Yellow pepper Yellow pepper is native to South America and is one of the most popular vegetables and the basic ingredient of Hungarian cuisine. It was introduced in Europe in the 15th century.
It belongs to the nightshade family and is a close relative to tomatoes and eggplants. It is a very nutritious vegetable known all over the world. It is also a very important ingredient of many traditional dishes. It is worth remembering that pepper occurs in a wide selection of cultivars which quite significantly differ from each other. Yellow pepper works best combined with other pepper cultivars. It indicates numerous antioxidant properties, helps to stop the aging process, and protects against free radicals, that have a negative effect on the condition of our skin. Pepper may help to main the youth and elasticity of the skin.
It supports the circulatory system as it regulates blood pressure and heart function. Additionally, it positively affects the nervous system. It accelerates fat burning and supports eyesight as it is a valuable source of lutein and zeaxanthin. It also has a positive effect on muscle shaping and may relieve pain in individual cases.
Yellow pepper also has many nutritional values. First of all, it is low in calories, which means that it can be safely consumed during various types of slimming diets. There are 8.7 g of dietary fiber in 100 grams of yellow pepper. In addition, it is practically fat-free. The vegetable is an excellent source of various kinds of vitamins, especially vitamin E, B, and B6 as well as vitamin C. It also contains vitamins A and K. The yellow variety of pepper is characterized by a sweet and mild taste.