3.Best Vegetables for Building Muscle: Green Peppers
Green peppers are yet another great vegetable vitamin C source that guarantees healthy muscle contraction. There is about 532 mg vitamin C per 1 ounce of green pepper.
Also, vitamin C reduces muscle soreness, damage, and function from exercise. In one clinical study, 18 men were given either 3 g/day vitamin C or a placebo 2 weeks prior and 4 days after performing 70 eccentric elbow extensions with their non-dominant arm. Both groups experienced muscle soreness, but the vitamin C group experienced significantly less.
Green peppers are low in calories and can be eaten in a various ways. Mix up your plate and maybe even stuff green peppers with other vegetables for healthier, stronger muscles.