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Paprika Facts: Everything you need to know 

Origin 

Paprika is a ground spice made from dried red fruits of the larger and sweeter varieties of the plant Capsicum annuum, called bell pepper or sweet pepper.

 

Did you know?

Paprika is so famous in Hungary, that there’s a Paprika Museum and an annual Paprika festival in the town of Kalocsa.

 

Five reasons to sprinkle some more

  • May reduce insulin level spikes after meal consumption.
  • Rich in antioxidants.
  • May boost your metabolic rate.
  • May help relieve pain.
  • May keep your heart strong.

Moderation is key

Repeated intake may reduce body weight, and suppress body fat accumulation. 

 

Applications

Adds color and flavor to sauces, salad dressings, seasoning mixes, deli meats, snack food seasonings, potato and pasta salads, deviled eggs, chicken and roasted potatoes.

17 Vitamins and Minerals

  • Zinc
  • Thiamin
  • Riboflavin
  • Niacin
  • Folate
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Vitamin B-6
  • Vitamin A, RAE
  • Vitamin A, IU
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K

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