Many people eat watermelons, but the truth is most don’t even know the health benefits that comes along with enjoying this fruit.
Below are some health benefits of watermelon.
1. Watermelons are rich in so many vitamins – the vitamin A found in watermelon has anti-oxidant qualities, and helps to maintain the eyesight. The vitamin C strengthens the immunity, prevents cell damage, promotes healthy teeth and gums and heals injuries while the vitamin B6 in watermelon helps the body to convert protein to energy and also helps the brain with its functions.
2. Watermelon has high amounts of lycopen, a strong and powerful anti-oxidant which helps to eradicate heart disease and prostate cancer.
3. Watermelon is rich in potassium and this helps to maintain the body’s proper electrolyte and the acid-base balance. It also helps the muscles and nerves to function well, and lowers the risk of high blood pressure.
4. Watermelon has a lot of arginine, citrulline and amino acids and these help to maintain the arteries, blood flow and cardiovascular function.
“If you have read this post, and you don’t eat enough watermelons, you probably now see the importance in adding it to your diet and also don’t forget to share with your family and friends”.