They contain three times as much vitamin C as oranges, and twice as much iron as spinach.
There are more than 200 varieties of chilis, more than 100 of which are indigenous to Mexico.
It is a common misconception that the hotter the pepper, the more acidic. The hotness of the pepper depends on the amount of capsaicin it contains and not the level of acidity.
There are many varieties of chilis, including: Anaheim, Banana, Cubanelle, Fresno , Habanero, Jalapeno, Pailla, Pimiento, Pablano, Serrano and Yellow.
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