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Saved by the Bell!

Green bell pepper is a vegetable with a wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy texture, commonly used in a wide range of salads and foods. It is low in calories and contains no fat that makes it a very good source for vitamins and minerals.

Green bell pepper, obvious from its name, contains a high quantity of green prana and can be a good remedy for a wide range of ailments, as it produces a mild cleansing effect on the body.

Green prana basically has cleansing, decongesting, disinfecting and detoxifying effect that makes the bell pepper a suitable vegetable for healing.

Bell peppers are a good source of vitamins including vitamin C, vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and vitamin E and carotenoids such as beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Besides tomato, sweet bell pepper is one of the vegetables that can provide a good number of such nutrients.

With ripening, the vitamin C and carotenoid content of bell pepper increases, as well as its total antioxidant capacity that can be a source of great health benefits.

Green pepper is also a good source of fiber. A cup of green bell peppers contains about 2.5 grams of fiber. A daily recommendation is 21 to 25 grams for women and 30 to 38 grams for men. Fiber basically helps the digestive system to work more efficiently. It means by taking enough fiber, you less likely develop constipation or hemorrhoids.

Unlike Chili and hot peppers, bell peppers are not hot since the main substance that controls hotness in peppers, capsaicin, is found very little in them. This is also quite obvious by referring to the green prana which is available in abundance in bell pepper.

In general green bell pepper helps in:

1. Fight Infection – Vitamin C in bell pepper improves the immune system. Taking enough vitamin C, make you less likely to develop infections. Green prana in bell pepper has disinfecting qualities.

2. Skin and Teeth Health – Vitamin C is necessary for skin and teeth health. When you get enough vitamin C your skin, gums, teeth and blood vessels are healthier and more efficient.

3. Stronger Immune System – Vitamin E and green prana helps protect the cells from damage and support a strong immune system. Green bell pepper is regarded as a powerful antioxidant due to presence of Vitamins A, B6 and C as they help in neutralizing free radicals in the body that are likely to cause serious damage to the cells during their movements.

4. Pain Relief and Anti Inflammation – The green prana by creating a cleansing, disinfecting and disinflaming property helps in relieving pains and inflammation. In this case green peppers can improve rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

5. Eye Health – Green bell peppers by containing zeaxanthin and green prana, keeps the eyes healthy and can reduce the risk of age-related eye disorders. Enzymes in bell pepper such as lutein further protect the eyes from cataracts and macular degeneration.

6. Reducing the Risk of Colon Cancer – Vitamins A, C and B9 reduce the risk of colon cancer to a great extent. Green peppers have a lot of these vitamins.

7. Improving Digestive System – The fiber content of bell pepper helps in digestion. It makes the digestive system wok more effectively. Fiber further helps to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight, because of making the body full without increasing fat. The green prana, having cleansing quality, cleanses the digestive system and improves the gastrointestinal system.

8. Lowering the Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack – Green peppers are helpful in reducing formation of blood cloths, that reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack. Green prana helps in decongesting and cleansing the body.

9. Pregnancy – Peppers provide folate that supports the functioning of red blood cells which is important for pregnant women. It helps prevent certain types of birth defects in unborn children.

10. Enhancing muscle function and Regulating Blood Pressure – Bell peppers are high sources of potassium, which helps to keep the fluids and minerals balanced in your body. This enhances muscle function and regulating blood pressure.

Although most of the facts mentioned above have scientific reasons behind them, these qualities are either directly or indirectly related to the qualities of green prana that is available in bell pepper. The quality of all color pranas and their effects on the human body have been completely explained in Advanced Pranic Healing by Master Choa Kok Sui.

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