Brightly colored bell peppers burst with vitamins and minerals. They deliver large amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A, two powerful antioxidants which can improve the condition of persons suffering from high cholesterol levels, heart disease, cataracts, joint pain, arthritis and asthma. Bell peppers also contain vitamin B 6 and folic acid. Because of their vitamin levels this vegetable helps prevent colon and lung cancer. Even if you don’t suffer from any of the above mentioned diseases you can benefit from bell peppers. They not only look lovely, they taste delicious and they should be part of any healthy diet.