Tid Bit(e) Tuesday
1. Capsaicin- this is a compound found in jalapeños that makes it hot. But it also has other benefits such as increasing metabolism by raising body temperature
2. Kills cancer- Capsaicin has also been found to inhibit cancer cell growth (1)
3. Antimicrobial effects- Jalapeños actually have an inhibitating effect on some bacteria found in soil. This means eating jalapeños could potentially keep you from getting sick!
4. Stronger immune system- Jalapeños have more vitamin C than an orange!! One pepper is 30% of your RDV