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BENEFITS OF WATERMELON: HEALTH BENEFITS, SKIN BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Watermelon:

Asthma prevention: 

  • Watermelon is rich in vitamin C.
  • Asthma is generally considered to be caused due to deficiency of Vitamin C or ascorbic acid.
  • Daily consumption of watermelon reduces the chances of asthma.

Blood pressure: 

  • Watermelon consumption reduces ankle blood pressure, brachial blood pressure and carotid wave reflection in obese middle-aged adults with prehypertension
  • Watermelon also improves arterial function.
  • Heart disease can be avoided by consuming the diet consisting lycopene.
  • Watermelon has an adequate amount of lycopene.

Cancer: 

  • Watermelon help to combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer.
  • Lycopene intake has decreased risk of prostate cancer.

Digestion: 

  • Lack of sufficient fluid consumption causes constipation and other gastrointestinal issues.
  • Watermelon is rich in water and fiber.
  • This helps to prevent from gastrointestinal issues like constipation, etc..
  • A bowl of watermelon can reduce the amount of daily water consumption.

Hydration: 

  • Watermelon is made up of 92% water, rest important nutrients.
  • It helps to reduce blood pressure and body temperature.
  • The water and other minerals maintain the water level in the body.
  • It also stimulates the sweat, which is used to cool our body temperature.

Kidney Disorder: 

  • Watermelon is rich in potassium
  • Potassium helps to remove the toxic deposits in the kidney.
  • Watermelon is also rich in water, thus induces the frequency of urination.
  • Likewise, the presence of antioxidants helps to keep kidney healthy.

Muscle soreness: 

  • Everyday routinized work leads to tiredness, muscle soreness etc.
  • After the various study, it has been found that watermelon is best suited to reduce this problem.
  • This is due to the presence of the amino acid L-citrulline contained in watermelon.

 

Skin Benefits of Watermelon: 

  • Watermelon is also great for the skin because it contains vitamin A.
  • Vitamin A is required for sebum production that keeps hair moisturized.

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    Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.

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    Watermelon also maintains hydration, which is important for healthy looking skin and hair.

 

 

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