Get into any Indian Kitchen, you will find the Green Chilli as one of the integral part of all recipe. Spicy, Hot, pungent and peppery Green Chili Peppers add an intense taste to any Indian cuisines. The magic of adding a little spiciness or giving the favourite curry a 'tadka,' green chillies is perfect ingredient to choose.
Watering my small terrace garden, which has two Chilli plants. I started wondering if the spicy hot peppers do add any additional health benefits?? Further going through few article, Green Chillies turns out, to be a multitude of benefits apart from reving up the dishes.
From boosting immunity to relieving constipation to aiding weight loss, this lip-smacking common Indian pepper has many unnoticed benefits.
Green chilis are so low in calories that they can pass for a fat-free ingredient to add to your diet, further to add on it is a great source of various nutrients, including vitamin A, C, K and phytonutrients.
Phytonutrients are chemicals produced by plants. Foods with phytonutrients have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Phytonutrients, also called phytochemicals, are chemicals produced by plants. Plants use phytonutrients to stay healthy.
Green Chilis, are low in calories and helps speed up our metabolism. Metabolism is the process in which the food we eat is converted into energy required for our body. This helps burn calories and results in weight loss.
Diabetes is a quite common disease nowadays that is affecting millions of people across the globe. Adding Green Chillies on diet helps in balancing blood sugar levels. Diabitic patient should be more cautious with Green Chillis intake along with their medication.
With the onset of Covid Pabdemic, people are be more worried about a stronger Immunity. Presence of vitamin C and beta-carotene in green chillies can help bolster the immune system.
Green Chilliee are high on contains beta-carotene, which helps in maintaining the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system. It also reduces blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which alleviates the chances of developing atherosclerosis. This, in turn, lowers the risk of heart diseases.
Do Keep A Check.
Apart from so many health benefits, it is necessary to keep a check on the Green Chilli consumption. Its not easy to have it more in quantity as it may lead to high Inflammation, resulting in ulcer or ending up Diarrhea.
The consumption must be in check to gain the health benefits and avoid any risk of disturbing our health.
Anyhow, I started to have a daily 2-3 pieces of raw Green Chillies in my diet. Now I feel much comfortable of having it regularly.