A typical jalapeno pepper packs more vitamin C than an orange, so if you need your extra C, grab a jalapeno.
Jalapenos and other spicy chili peppers can also help you lose or control your weight.
Capsaicin, the chemical that makes chili peppers hot, is a thermogenic. Thermogenics stimulate the body’s burning of fat by increasing the metabolism of the body’s adipose tissue, generating heat.
t has a Scoville heat unit range of 2,500 to 8,000 Scoville heat units (SHU).