Spicy and flavorful, these Organic Jalapeños are perfect for adding a bit of heat to your favorite spicy curries or Mexican dishes.
Jalapeños are rich in vitamins A and C and potassium. They also have carotene -- an antioxidant that may help fight damage to your cells – as well as folate, vitamin K, and B vitamins. Many of their health benefits come from a compound called capsaicin. That's what makes the peppers spicy.
You may have heard that spicy food helps you drop extra pounds. While peppers aren't a silver bullet for slimming down, studies show that eating them regularly can speed up metabolism, help burn fat, and curb your appetite. Eating chili peppers before a high-carb meal may also help prevent blood sugar spikes.
Key Nutritional Facts (28 grams)
28 grams (g) is approximately equal to 2 table spoons (tbsp) or 1 ounce (oz).
Phosphorus. Amount: 8.7 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Potassium. Amount: 60.2 mg. Daily Value: 2%
Folate. Amount: 13.2 mcg. Daily Value: 3%
Vitamin K. Amount: 2.7 mcg. Daily Value: 3%
Vitamin A. Amount: 224 IU*. Daily Value: 4%
Vitamin C. Amount: 12.4 mg. Daily Value: 21%
* International Unit (IU) is an internationally accepted unit to be measure amounts of fat soluble vitamins, enzymes and hormones.
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