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Watermelon benefits for human body

Watermelon benefits for human body

Tehran (ISNA) - Watermelon is a delicious and refreshing fruit with lots of benefits. It contains only 40 calories per cup but is high in vitamin C, vitamin A, and many healthy plant compounds. Here are the top 10 health benefits of consuming this fruit.

1)        Helps you refresh

Drinking water is an important way to keep your body refreshed and hydrated. Interestingly, watermelon is 92% water. What is more, high water content is one of the reasons why fruits and vegetables help you feel full. The combination of water and fiber means you are eating a good volume of food without a lot of calories.

2)        Contains Nutrients and Beneficial Plant Compounds

As we all know, watermelon has many nutrients, including these vitamins and minerals:

Vitamin C: 21% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)

Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI

Potassium: 5% of the RDI

Magnesium: 4% of the RDI

Vitamins B1, B5, and B6: 3% of the RDI

It is also high in carotenoids, including beta-carotene and lycopene. Plus, it has citrulline, an important amino acid.

3)        Prevents Cancer & other chronic diseases

Researchers have studied lycopene and other individual plant compounds in watermelon for their anti-cancer and antibiotic effects. It appears to reduce cancer risk by lowering insulin-like growth factor (IGF), a protein involved in cell division. High IGF levels increase the risk of cancer.

4)        Improves Heart Health

Heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. Lifestyle factors, including diet, daily fruit intake, exercise, and activity may lower the risk of heart attack and stroke by reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

5)        Lowers Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

It is interesting to know that, this fruit decreases the internal inflammation of the body if there is and cools down your body organs like a fan on a hot day. Moreover, watermelon is useful for sunburns you can apply it, or it juice on the burnt skin part.

6)        Prevents Macular Degeneration

Lycopene is in several parts of the eyes where it helps protect against oxidative damage and inflammation.

7)        Helps Relieve Muscle Soreness

Watermelon has a special nutrient that is called Citrulline. This nutrient can relieve muscle spasms and pain. So, consuming watermelon is recommended for athletes.

8)        Is Good for Skin and Hair

The human body has about 91% water. It is a proof of the fact that drinking enough water is undeniable. Therefore, consuming fruits that are high in water content is vital. For this reason, consuming watermelon has a priority over the other fruits.

9)        Improves Digestion

10)      Prevents Asthma

Those were only 10 health benefits of watermelon. For sure, there are more but we mentioned some. According to what we discussed; watermelon has lots of benefits. It is a healthy snack for warm days since it prevents heatstroke and provides your needed daily water.

Needless to mention that the seller from whom you buy your daily fruits should be a reliable one, providing organic and healthy fruits. We suggest Infinity Nuts in this regard. Infinity Nuts supplies high quality fruits, dates, and honey for its clients. To get information, you can visit its website and contact its sales agents.

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