09 Dez Paprika and nutritional value
According Camilo Andrade (Nutritionist) paprika, being a food rich in potassium, helps good circulation, regulating blood pressure so it is a beneficial food for people suffering from hypertension. The potassium contained in paprika helps regulate body fluids and can help prevent rheumatic diseases or arthritis. Because of its high content of vitamin B1, the consumption of paprika helps overcome stress and depression.
Its high iron content makes paprika help prevent anemia is recommended for people who practice intense sports because these people have great wear of this mineral. Taking paprika, being among foods rich in fiber, helps promote intestinal transit. Including foods with fiber in the diet, such as this seasoning, also helps control obesity.
The high zinc content of paprika makes it easier for our body to assimilate and store insulin. The zinc contained in this seasoning contributes to sexual maturity and helps in the growth process, as well as being beneficial for the immune system and wound healing and helps metabolize proteins. Being rich in zinc, this food also helps fight fatigue and is involved in the transport of vitamin A to the retina.