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Know the health benefits of eating jalapeno pepper!

Jalapenos is one of the different types of peppers like cayenne, red and green chillis, bell peppers and a rich source of a compound known as capsaicin.

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Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Jalapenos is one of the different types of peppers like cayenne, red and green chillis, bell peppers and a rich source of a compound known as capsaicin. One should include it in their daily diet as it is considered to be good for health.

Here are some health benefits of jalapenos:

Reduces weight

Jalapenos contains capsaicin that helps in boosting metabolism and aiding in weight loss. And many weight loss supplements and pills contain capsaicin. Instead, one should add jalapenos in their diet.

Helps indigestion and stomach ulcers

The capsaicin content in it protects the stomach from harmful bacteria and preventing stomach ulcers. It also helps in digestion and reduces the symptoms of indigestion.

Nasal congestion

Eating jalapenos helps in clearing your airways and reducing the discomfort caused by a blocked nose also known as nasal congestion.

Immune system

Jalapenos are a great source of vitamin C that plays a key role in protecting the immune system.  

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