Watermelon, whether fresh or dried, has many health benefits. This fruit refreshes you on hot summer days and watermelon also contains some of the strongest antioxidants in nature.
Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C and an excellent source of vitamin A, which reduces the risk of heart disease and some cancers. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health. Vitamin C helps heal wounds and keeps the gums healthy. Eating foods rich in vitamin C helps the body absorb iron, potassium and magnesium which help maintain healthy blood pressure, build and maintain strong bones.
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Health benefits of watermelon
The health benefits of watermelon go beyond a summer dessert. High levels of watermelon juice and lots of other vitamins and minerals help keep your body healthy.
Watermelon, the best hydrating fruit you can eat
One cup of watermelon contains five ounces of water (148 ml). Adequate fluid intake – including fruits containing water – increases blood circulation, skin health and aids digestion. It also helps regulate body temperature, improves limb and joint function, metabolism, appetite and excretion of waste products.
Proper hydration also affects mental function. Research shows that losing 1 to 3% of body fluids can impair mood, reduce concentration, increase headaches and fatigue, and increase anxiety.
Boost and improve your immune system with watermelon
Did you know that watermelon has more lycopene than any fresh fruit or vegetable? Studies have shown that one and half cups of watermelon contain about 9 to 13 milligrams of lycopene. On average, watermelon has about 40 percent more lycopene than raw tomatoes. Lycopene is an antioxidant that has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer, heart disease and age-related eye disorders.
Reduce blood pressure and improve blood circulation
L-citrulline is a natural substance in watermelon (especially in the white part of the skin) that helps to improve the function of blood circulation in the arteries and improves the function of the arteries and lowers blood pressure.
Unique benefits of watermelon for the skin
Vitamins A and C, along with lycopene, all found in watermelon, are key to skin health. Vitamin C is essential for collagen production and keeps your skin soft and supple. Vitamin A is needed to repair cell damage and create new skin cells. Lycopene helps protect your skin from sunburn.
Reduce muscle pain
Citrulline has been shown to be effective in reducing muscle soreness after a hard workout session. Electrolytes and amino acids such as citrulline in watermelon juice help reduce muscle fatigue, according to a study published by ACS.
Nutritional facts of watermelon in 100 g
- Calories 30
- Fat 0.15 g
- Saturated fat 0.016 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Sodium 1 mg
- Carbohydrates 7.55 g
- Fiber 0.4 g
- Sugar 6.2 grams
- Protein 0.61 g
Dried watermelon is one of the most delicious and healthy snacks. Watermelon alone is rich in water that it retains its flavor and sweetness even after drying. So you can use it as a healthy and delicious snack. Due to the properties of watermelon, dried watermelon is a good choice for long activities such as mountaineering.
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