Chillies are one of the most used spices in Indian cooking. There is an incredibly diverse range of chilli peppers, all of which serve their own individual purpose in the cooking process. Green chilli is the immature chilli pepper which is harvested before fully ripening. It is considered as a spice in cooking dishes. Green chillies are an integral part of almost every Indian dish.Green chillies are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins that are great for your overall health. Not to forget, the antioxidant content of green chillies makes it beneficial for almost every organ in your body.
Green chillies have an antioxidant called capsaicin which increases the warmth in the body and increases the metabolic rate. This aids the process of weight loss. (1)
Green chilies help in maintaining sugar level in diabetic patients. It directly impacts the metabolism which indirectly improves the absorption of sugar in the body. (1)
Rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, chillies are great for helping you take care of your skin regime, keeping your skin healthy and glowing. (2)
Capsaicin found in green chillies is known to lower body temperature by stimulating the cooling centre of the hypothalamus in the brain. Hence people are still enjoying hot and spicy foods flavoured with chilli in warm countries around the world such as India. (2)
Capsaicin has a stimulating effect on the mucous membranes of the nose and sinuses that stimulate the blood flow through the membranes and causes mucus secretion to become thinner. (2)
Buy fresh and unwrinkled green chillies.
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