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9 Healthy Foods from the Mediterranean Diet (Page 8)

Peppers

7. Peppers

Fresh, roasted or dried and ground into complex sauces and pastes, peppers add color to Moroccan dishes. And good nutrition: all types are rich in vitamins A and C, fiber, folate, beta carotene and vitamin K. Red peppers also deliver lycopene, as well as lutein and zeaxanthin—protective against macular degeneration.

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