BENEFITS OF WATERMELON
Summer time is on the way and so is the season of watermelon. We all know that watermelon is sweet and juicy but with its sweetness it comes with a lot of health benefits and nutrition value.
Watermelon is a staple fruit in summer. So we all eat watermelon but do we know what value it has when it comes to health benefits. Lets break it down !!
BENEFITS OF WATERMELON !
1. KEEPS YOU HYDRATEDDo you know how much water does a watermelon have ?
It is 90% , making it one of the best source of hydrating yourself in the coming summers. Add this to your diet and stay hydrated.
2.ANTIOXIDANTS-IT IS RICH IN VITAMIN C AND LYSOPENEFree radicals are the particles in our body that are unstable due to unpaired electrons, these particles may get oxidized and damage the body cells by snatching up there electrons. Due to this the damaged cells may either react abnormally or may eventually die.
Vitamin C and LYSOPENE are antioxidants. They prevents the damage of cells by free radicals by neutralizing them. Antioxidants donate an electron to free radicals and prevent it from stealing the missing electron from existing cells.
3. IT IS RICH IN VITAMIN B6Vitamin B6 is naturally present in watermelon. Vitamin B6 breaks down your protein and promotes better absorption.
People working out are consuming high protein diet ,the more the protein the more you require Vitamin B6. So as it is naturally present in watermelon, I highly recommend you to consume watermelon for better protein absorption.
4.CONTAINS CITRULLINECitrulline is an amino acid that is present in watermelon , In our body the citrulline is broken down into arginine. Arginine helps in opening up the blood vessels and promotes good blood flow in our body. Arginine is also taken through supplementation but the same we can get through a watermelon, Isn't it great ?
Arginine is also used to cure erectile dysfunction.
5. GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN AND HAIR - CONTAINS VITAMIN A & CVitamin A helps in repairing and regenerating new skin cells, keeping your skin healthy. Deficiency of Vitamin A may make your skin look dry.
Vitamin C is a catalyst to make collagen which is a protein responsible for skin and hair health.