Watermelon – A Superfood

19. March 2018 Watermelon 0
Watermelon – A Superfood

Watermelon is a delicious low-calorie fruit with numerous dense nutrients. It contains the significant level of Vitamins (such as Vitamin C, A, and B6), Minerals, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Lycopene, Calcium, Magnesium, Fibre, Protein, and Potassium. The best time to acquire this fresh and juicy melon fruit is summer time when they are in season and bring an array of Nutrients, Vitamins, and Minerals. Watermelon is associated with several amazing health benefits and some of them are as given below:

Combats Cancer
Watermelon is a major source of antioxidants which may be helpful in reducing the risk of cancer. It is rich in Lycopene, a carotenoid phytonutrient compound which can help to prevent the abnormal multiplication of the body cells to prevent cancer. Lycopene can reduce the risks of prostate, colon, breast, lung and endometrial cancer.

Improves Heart Health
Watermelon contains Lycopene and Beta-carotene that neutralize free radicals to prevent heart disease. It is packed with Vitamin C, Carotenoids, Magnesium and Potassium which helps to reduce the cholesterol and keep the heart safe from many other dangerous ailments.

Treats Kidney Disorders
Watermelon contains a high level of potassium which is quite helpful for cleansing the toxic deposition from the body, stimulates kidney function, purifies the liver and lowers uric acid in the blood. Being high in water content, watermelon increases urination which is helpful to remove waste from the body. The antioxidants present in Watermelon ensure the Kidney’s good health for a long time and reduce the signs of premature aging.

Prevents Heat Stroke
Watermelon is the best fruit to prevent heat strokes. The high amount of water content in watermelon keeps the body hydrated.

Improves Eye Health
Watermelon is extremely great for improving eye’s health and is a wonderful source of beta-carotene which is converted in the body to Vitamin A. It helps to produce the pigments in the eye’s retina and protects against age-related macular degeneration and night blindness.

Promotes Skin and Hair health
Watermelon is a good source of Vitamins A and C that are essential to keep the skin and hair healthy. Vitamin A encourages healthy growth of new collagen and helps to repair skin cells. Vitamin C promotes the body to make collagen that helps to keep the skin supple and strengthens the hair.

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