5 healthy reasons why you should consume more watermelon

Watermelon is very good for the human body because of all the nutrients it contains.

Health benefits of watermelon [USDA]

Watermelon contains mineral, vitamins and antioxidants. It contains fruit sugar also known as fructose making it a perfect dessert especially during hot weathers.

So you can encourage your friend to consume more of watermelon by letting them know that it does the following to the human body:

One main content of watermelon is lycopene which helps to fight things like oxidative stress, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Watermelon contains huge amounts of Vitamin C that helps to keep the gum and capillaries very healthy by killing any bacteria in the mouth that might cause gum diseases or gum infections.

Watermelon contains 90% of water making it one of the best sources of hydration. Because it is natural, it helps to increase urination without affecting or stressing the kidney.

Watermelon is known to be a very good source of hydration and has low fibre content, so it won’t make your tummy ache before exercise.

Watermelon also contains L-citrulline that helps to boost levels of nitric oxide in the blood to improve exercise performance hen consumed regularly.

Because of 90% water content, eating watermelon can fill you up quickly. And water itself speeds up metabolism and also helps to rid of fats, which all helps in healthy weight loss.

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