ESPELETTE PEPPER: DISCOVER ITS MANY VIRTUES!
Where is he from ?Our Espelette pepper is certified AOP and therefore of French origin . This implies that it is cultivated, processed and packaged within a delimited geographical area which is the western part of the French Basque Country.
Promotes the feeling of satiety
How ? Chili pepper contains Capsaicin, it is this molecule which gives it a spicy taste.
The benefits: This spicy taste induces an increase in our body temperature and sometimes a production of sweat which will allow an increase in the energy expended by our body , this molecule therefore allows us to burn calories without effort. And, it is also this Capsaicin which increases the feeling of satiety and calms our hunger.
Contains an interesting carotenoid
How ? Espelette pepper contains Lycopene, a pigment from the carotenoid family which gives pepper its red color.
Interests: In addition to being a formidable antioxidant , Lycopene is known for its preventive role in coronary heart disease and prostate cancer.
Rich in vitamins
How ? Thanks to the presence, among others, of vitamins C, B6 and K.
The interests :
Vitamin C, known as ascorbic acid, fights against cell aging and against external agents, it promotes general tone.Vitamin B6 , also called pyridoxine, is an essential vitamin because it is not produced by the body, it contributes to the production of energy and the proper functioning of the nervous and immune systems .