Bell peppers (Capsicum annuum) are fruits in the nightshade family. Bell peppers, also known as sweet peppers or capsicums, can be eaten raw or cooked. They are low in calories and high in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an ideal addition to a healthy diet.
Fully mature capsicums are bright red and have the highest vitamin and antioxidant content available.
nutritional info: per 100g (source - nutritionadvance.com)
Calories: 27 kcal | Carbohydrate: 6.3 g | Fiber: 0.9 g | Sugar: ~ g
Fat: 0.2 g | Protein: 1.0 g | Vitamin C: 306% RDA | Vitamin B6: 8% RDA | Folate: 6% RDA | Potassium: 6% RDA | Manganese: 6% RDA
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting or cooking.