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10 Health Benefits of Watermelon

Watermelon is a natural source of most powerful antioxidants provided by nature. It is a good source of the antioxidant vitamins C and A to protect us from diseases. It reduces the risk of dehydration.

Summer and watermelon are inseparable. Watermelons are found almost everywhere in the world. Although we can find watermelons in our markets throughout the year, the season for watermelon is the summer when they are sweet and of the best quality. No other fruit can we find so crunchy and thirst quenching like watermelon.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF WATERMELON

  1. The health benefits of watermelon are really great. No matter how it is sliced, it is packed with some of the most important antioxidants found in nature.
  2. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and a very good source of vitamin A, particularly through its concentration of beta-carotene.
  3. The beautiful red watermelon is also a source of the potent carotene antioxidant which is called lycopene. These antioxidants travel throughout the body neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals are substances in the body that can cause much damage to us. They are able to oxidize cholesterol, making it stick to blood vessel walls and thicken them which can lead to hearty attack or stroke. The lycopene which gives fruits the attractive red color that we find in watermelon can help reduce the risks of prostate cancer.
  4. It is a surprising fact that watermelon is the only fruit that contains higher concentrations of lycopene than any other fresh fruit or vegetable.
  5. Watermelon is a fruit that is rich in electrolytes sodium and potassium that we lose through our perspiration.
  6. Watermelon is rich in the B vitamins necessary for energy production. Food experts recommend watermelon as a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of vitamin B1 and magnesium. Because of its higher water content approximately ninety percent and calorie value it is ranked more valuable than other fruits.
  7. Watermelon has a special cooling effect and is exceptionally high in citrulline, an amino acid that our bodies use to make another amino acid, arginine, which is used in the urea cycle to remove ammonia from the body.
  8. The antioxidants help reducing the severity of asthma. It also reduces the risk of colon cancer, asthma, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and prostate cancer.
  9. Watermelon is a good source of thiamin, potassium and magnesium which protect our body from so many diseases.
  10. Watermelon is fat free but helps energy production. It protects against macular degeneration.

When the heat of summer tires us with thirst, eating watermelon is a safe alternative to taking energy drinks. Since it contains high water quantity it can hydrates us whereas other drinks are caffeine filled energy drinks which can easily dehydrate us. Nothing can be more satisfactory on a hot, dusty day than a crisp, juicy slice of watermelon!

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  1. Correct!

  2. This is indeed a very good article with so much important informations.

    Thanks.

  3. Great article. I’ve been using my juicer to make watermelon juice and it is so refreshing and good.

  4. Very Good Article

  5. Watermelon is less sugary is also good for yor health

  6. Am very grateful for this information. Indeed, I am highly blessed and well informed!

  7. Great info! I’m 10 weeks pregnant and watermelon is the only food I can keep down. I’m glad I’m getting lots of vitamins and minerals from this wonderful fruit!

  8. I thank u for the imfo given. also I like to know what is the best vegi or fruit to get fat off.

  9. it’s a very good article! in a world where some diseases are getting more difficult to handle and where there are incurable diseases, we need to explore avenues like this as alternatives; and also this information will add to the available ones in the prevention of diseases. well done!!!!!!!

  10. i eat watermelon on daily basis and give it to my children. it wonderful, we love it!

  11. i really love water melon

  12. I’m very thankful to health team for providing me such wonderful information about watermelon.
    Hope u’ll share & provide me such usefull info.
    Arshad_nawaz786@live.Com
    Arshad.
    Age 24
    pakistan.

  13. rel it soundsn in and out our hearts.that every body shuold be missioned with it now im aware and i will tell more to people about your site pls tells health tenets of other fruits… csar Tanzania

  14. excellent thanks

  15. I love watermelon specially during summer

  16. l just started taking water melon -blending it with the seed with little slices of pineapple. l want to know the health benefits of water melon seeds?

  17. Dang you’ve got good rankings in google!!

  18. wow! i just recently started getting fit and watermelon is one of my daily snacks, nectarine too. i am amazed by this. i thought it only got fiber and water.. :)

  19. Nice share

  20. my wife has 2 watermelons

  21. thanks forthein for the info altab bangladesh

  22. Right!!
    Nice article!!!!! Nature! Nature! Nature!
    Nowadays doctors are experts in prescribing medicine only!
    When you are sick, they won’t tell you “what should be eaten and what shouldn’t”
    Thanks again for this sort of article!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. Fantastic, meaning that water melon is a universal herbal remedy for all type of sickness. Thank God for giving us this type of fruit.

  24. I like your website, I would often come and will I preach to my friends,

  25. @ old age it helps erect the thing fro sexual purpose !!

  26. Brilliant idea, here in Ethiopia we have organic water Mellon on the street, all around the year, we sell it for about $0.60 a killo. we have 3 kilo $ above contact me if interested.

  27. Brilliant idea, here in Ethiopia we have organic water Mellon on the street, all around the year, we sell it for about $0.60 a killo. we have 3 kilo $ above contact me if interested. contact me at atref@ymail.com

  28. Sir,

    diabetic people can eat water melon or not since it is very sweet
    Thankyou

  29. One of the best ways to eat watermelon is to make a shake.
    Put a few pieces of watermelon in a blender with some milk and a few drops of vanilla extract, you can also add a spoonful of vanilla ice cream to make it a little thicker. Just blend, and enjoy. It is really delicious.
    I make my shake a little healthier. I use a few pieces of watermelon, about 8 ounces of vanilla soy milk, a spoonful of sugar free vanilla ice cream and a few drops of vanilla extract.
    You’ve gotta try it…*S*

  30. Good one

  31. and watermelon is YUMMMMY~

  32. nice article

  33. Its Amazing, I Like Watermelon 2much And Its Very Low Price In Bangladesh.

  34. My wife cant cope with me, when I eat too much. It can make you go wild.

  35. Excellent article, but consider refining (check grammar and eliminate repetitions).

  36. Good work!

  37. What a good job and write up

  38. much nutrition for you man. Can u share one?

  39. yeah good information…..
    But do not forget to not tdrink water
    After eating water melon ,it may cause food poison.correct me if i m wrong

  40. hi this is very useful information guys………..! alreday im eating everyday this Watermelon………….Indeed anything wrongs means pls infrom me

  41. watermelon is my favorite fruit ….. This good information for me

  42. thanks for sharing this great info

  43. v nice…thanks,H&F

  44. I had not realized all the health benefits of watermelon. Thanks for the information.

  45. I love WaterMelon i eat So much During Summer comes in Pakistan It is so low Price only 1$ u will get 5KG Melon

  46. congrats on making the top search phrases on triond! :)

  47. Gosh, I didn’t realise that there were so many health benefits to be had from watermellon. With so many anti-oxidants, I think I will definitely have to include it in my diet a little more.

  48. amazing isn’t it?

  49. nice one & educative.

  50. My herbal doctor taught me yesterday to eat watermelon to help sleeping. I will try it tonight.

  51. since i came to know the benefit of water melon i enjoy it every day with my sweet wife

  52. Water Melon helps Minor ED (Erectile Dysfunction). Too good especially when taken 2 hours before having sex.

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