Give your body a boost. Peppers are bursting with health benefits. Packed with essential vitamins, minerals, fibre and protein to boost health and immunity – peppers provide an excellent source of natural goodness.

Did you know?

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More vitamin C than citrus fruit

Peppers have a very high concentration of vitamin C and in our red peppers this can be as high as four times a standard orange, and a single green pepper alone provides more than double the recommended daily requirement.

Peppers contain iron and potassium which thanks to their vitamin C content, are well absorbed by the body.

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One of your ‘five-a-day’

It’s recommended we eat at least five fruit and vegetable portions a day as part of a well-balanced diet and as peppers are so versatile, they are a quick and easy way to good health.

Half a pepper (80g) provides one portion and makes an ideal snack or can be added to pep up a salad or top a pizza.

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Powerful pick me-up

Antioxidants are nature's way of protecting bodies from infection and disease.

Peppers are rich in antioxidant vitamins: A, C, and E, and beta-carotene which help to boost the immune system and can protect joints, heart and arteries.

They also build collagen to help keep skin supple and youthful.

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Low-calorie

Peppers are high in water content (they get their crunchy texture from the water in their cell walls) so are low in calories – just 15 calories per 100g in a green pepper.

The fibre that peppers contain makes them satisfying, and best of all the natural sugars mean they taste delicious and sweet. 

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Healing power

Yellow and orange varieties are good sources of sulforaphane, accelerating natural detoxification and believed to boost carcinogen resistance.

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Eyes bright

Peppers for your peepers? Coloured pepper varieties are rich in beta-carotene (which the body converts to vitamin A) and other useful carotenoids, that help promote good eye health and protect vision.