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Chile Facts

  1. One fresh medium-sized green chile pod has as much Vitamin C as six oranges.
  2. One teaspoon of dry red chile powder has the daily requirements of Vitamin A.
  3. Hot chile peppers burn calories by triggering a thermodynamic burn in the body, which speeds up the metabolism
  4. Teas and lozenges are made with chile peppers for the treatment of a sore throat.
  5. The color extracted from very red chile pepper pods, oleoresin, is used in everything from lipstick to processed meat.

* Information adapted from The New Mexico Chile Institutes "Chile Pepper Facts".

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