Know your fruit- Benefits of Watermelon

Know your fruit- Benefits of Watermelon
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Despite popular belief that watermelon is made up of only water and sugar, watermelon is actually considered a nutrient dense food, a food that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories.

Despite popular belief that watermelon is made up of only water and sugar, watermelon is actually considered a nutrient dense food, a food that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories. The benefits gained from this fruit are:

  • Watermelon helps in sleeping. Eating it before going to sleep can extend your deep stages of sleep.
  • Watermelon can help in the faster healing of wound and other skin problem.
  • Like a rechargeable battery watermelon can boost your energy.
  • Watermelons have an alkaline-forming effect in the body when fully ripe helping in reducing your risk of developing disease and illness caused by a high-acid diet.
  • Achieve that younger-looking skin with just 2-cups of watermelon daily. Research showed that watermelon cuts the risk of sun related skin damage by 40%.
  • Watermelon is important for our cardiovascular health and is now being recognized as an important factor in promoting bone health.
  • Rich in potassium, watermelon is a great natural electrolyte and thus helps regulate the action of nerves and muscles in our body.
  • Being rich in Vitamin A, watermelon does wonders for your eyes.
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