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Peppers

Nutrition Benefits

Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and wounds and  helps the immune system.

Low in calories: helps prevent weight gain.

Selection

Choose peppers that are bright in color and firm. Avoid peppers that have brown or soft spots on them.

Storing

Refrigerate bell peppers in a plastic bag and use within 5 days.

Cleaning

Rinse bell peppers under cool running water before eating.

Preparing

Bell peppers are great raw. Add pepper slices to vegetable trays, salads, sandwiches, or wraps.

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