What are The Differences Between Red, Green and Yellow Bell Peppers?

What are the differences between Red, Green and Yellow Bell Peppers?

Bell peppers, also known as sweet peppers or capsicum, come is variety of colors. They are the member of the nightshade family- the same plant family of potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant. Bell peppers are very nutritious and excellent food for health.

Bell peppers are very rich in antioxidants and also excellent source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. They are high in fibre, folate and manganese as well. Overall, bell peppers are extremely healthy and great in taste too.

What are the differences between Red, Green and Yellow Bell Peppers?

Red, green and yellow- these bright colored bell peppers are extremely nutritious and they contain some of the best nutrients available.

Green bell peppers are harvested before they are fully ripe; they are very crispy in taste. Green bell peppers are less expensive than red and yellow bell peppers. Green bell peppers are very good source of fiber, folate, and vitamin K. They also contain significant amount of beta-carotene.

Yellow bell peppers are more mature than green bell peppers and have a fruity taste. They contain more amount of beta-carotene than green bell peppers. They also contain more amount of Vitamin C than the green bell peppers. They are harvested before they fully mature and turn red.

Red bell peppers are mature than green and yellow bell peppers. They also contain eleven times more beta-carotene than green bell peppers. Not only that they contain more Vitamin C than both green and yellow bell peppers. Red bell peppers are excellent food to prevent prostate and breast cancer.

Bell peppers are excellent for health regardless their color. But among them red bell peppers contain more nutrition than the other two.

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  1. Great. Liked it.

  2. interesting info

  3. Very interesting information. I have always preferred the red peppers.


  4. Basically, it’s the same thing harvested at different times. You can buy a green one, let it lie in a warm place, and it will become red. I always buy the ones that are cheaper.

  5. Good you bring this topic to our attention. I prefer green peppers.

  6. Cheers for this one

  7. good share

  8. Very interesting read here. Informative.

  9. This is very interesting. I didn’t know the difference between these peppers. I don’t eat peppers, but I did enjoy reading this. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Thank you! I’d always wondered what was the difference! =)

  11. I have often wondered what the difference was, thanks for the good information.

  12. Most people don’t like peppers. But I do like to eat those.

  13. good one

  14. good share

  15. I generally like the red and yellow bells. So, the red one contains more beta-carotene than others. Good to know.

  16. a very good article my friend

  17. I usually buy the red bell peppers. It’s good to know they are more nutritious than the other two.

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