Watermelon and It’s Health Benefits
Watermelon is a colourful fruit that has heavenly sweet juice inside of it. It has so many nutrients that we can derive from it while consuming it, and has alot of water[92%] to keep us hydrated, likewise it is a low fat fruit.
So what are the benefits of watermelon? Well let’s find out out below;
■Watermelons are rich with so many vitamins, the vitamin A found in watermelon has anti-oxidant and helps to maintain our sight [eye]. The vitamin C streghtens our immunity, prevents cell damage, promote healthy teeth and gums, and heal injuries. The vitamin B6 in watermelon helps our body to convert protein to energy and also helps with the brain functions.
Watermelon has high amount of lycopen, a strong and powerful anti-oxidant which helps to eradicate heart disease and prostrate cancer
■Watermelon has potassium, which helps to maintain our body’s proper electrolyte and the acid-base balance. It also help our muscle and nerve to fuction well, it lowers risk of high blood pressure.
■Watermelon has arginine, citrulline and amino acids. These help to maintain our arteries, blood flow and cardiovascular function.
The best way to eat watermelon is eating the red meaty found inside the fruit in order to enjoy and benefit from its rich nutrients. You can as well consume it in fruit salads, smoothies, or by juicing it. Watermelon is a summer fruit, which help us stay hydrated.