The pepper is the hollow fruit from a herbaceous plant with the same name. It belongs to the Solanaceae family and specifically to the Capsicum genus. The Solanaceae is a family that has 75 genus and around 2,300 species of plants which produce toxic alkaloids, among which include the belladonna, mandrake and henbane. Very few Solanaceae are edible.  Peppers, tomatoes and aubergines are among them. They are nutritionally very relevant.

Nutritional information (0.1 kg)
Fiber 1.9 g
Saturates 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Calcium 12.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Zinc 0.2 mg
Vitamin A 131.0 ug
Vitamin C 34.0 g
Folic acid 11.0 ug
Salt (Sodium) 2.0 mg
Sugars 6.4 g
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