Summers are in some is the season of some healthy and tasty fruits, watermelon is one of them. Watermelon fruit contains more than 95% moisture and is extremely low in calories and loaded with vitamins and minerals at the same time.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF WATERMELON
1.) Watermelon contains more than 95% water, it curbs dehydration. It is low in calories and therefore also helps in weight loss.
2.) Watermelon helps in cleansing the body and keeps the skin healthy due to its hydrating properties.
3.) Watermelon is good for diabetic patients. It helps the kidneys to convert amino acid L-citrulline into amino acid L-arginine. L-arginine plays a major role in regulating glucose metabolism and insulin by the body.
4.) Watermelon imparts cardiovascular protection. Watermelons are rich in antioxidant lycopene (watermelon contains more amount of lycopene than tomatoes). Lycopene helps in reducing cholesterol and thereby reduces the risk of developing heart disease.
5.) Watermelon being rich in antioxidants help is fighting inflammation.
6.) Watermelon is rich in potassium, a heart healthy mineral. It helps in improving circulation and managing blood pressure levels.
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