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6 Sep

Smart Fuel: Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are in season, so make the most of this colorful antioxidant-loaded vegetable now. Mix red, yellow, orange, and green peppers in with your salads, stir fries, vegetable mixes, and grilled meats. Bell peppers are excellent all on their own as a snack, too. Along with carotenoids and lycopene, bells supply nearly three times your daily value for vitamin C, all of your daily vitamin A requirement (as beta carotene) and a nice dose of B6.

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Source: World’s Healthiest Foods

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  1. This isn’t new information. This has been widely known to those who’ve studied the work of Weston A. Price.

    Abraham Williams wrote on September 6th, 2007
  2. My husband’s dentist is recommending two root canals – they can be bad for your health!! Do you think its better just to pull the teeth out?

    Sue wrote on September 6th, 2007
  3. Wish I could answer that Sue. Not having them fixed is bad for his health too.

    I want to know what people think about fluoride in toothpaste and drinking water. My city doesn’t have fluoride in the water(just lots of chlorine) and I don’t want it. I have great teeth and I use a fluoride free toothpaste. If you’re not eating sugar all day long, you don’t need it anyway, in my opinion.

    Crystal wrote on September 6th, 2007
  4. Oops, o.k. so we posted on the wrong page, big deal.

    Crystal wrote on September 6th, 2007
  5. ABOUT BELL PEPPERS: I Love Bell Peppers, They’re In Season At My House Every Day! I Always Eat Them In My Daily Salad And I Cook With’em Too. So Tasty And So Healthy, I Don’t Go A Day Without Eating’em.

    Donna wrote on September 7th, 2007
  6. Red Bell Peppers is the one produce that I will pay any premium to have because they are so delicious – much better than a green pepper any day, although I like those in cooking as well.

    My farmers’ market also sells a wide variety of interesting colors like purple and dappled ones.

    Brian A wrote on September 7th, 2007

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