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A cup of watermelon juice contains a lot of nutrients, some of these vitamins and minerals are given below.

  • Vitamin C: 21% RDI
  • Potassium: 5% RDI
  • Magnesium: 4% RDI
  • Vitamin A: 18% RDI
  • Vitamins B1, B5 and B6: 3% RDI     RDI(Reference Daily Intake)

Watermelons are mostly water about 92 percent, but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. Every bite has a significant level of vitamins A, B6 and C. lots of lycopene, antioxidants amino acid and potassium.  Watermelon is fat-free very low in sodium and hos only 40 calories per cup.

Antioxidant help prevent damage and cancer. Amino acids are the basic building block of protein and protein is used in every function in the body. Many studied have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like watermelon decrease the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes and heart disease.

Some benefits of watermelon are as follows:

Watermelon Shake Filled Glass Cup Beside Sliced Watermelon Fruit on Brown Surface
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1. Cancer

Watermelon is an excellent source of antioxidant, including vitamin C. Watermelon help combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer. Lycopene intake has been linked with a decreases risk of prostate cancer in several studies.

2. Digestion and Regularity

Because of the water and fiber content, watermelon helps in preventing constipation and promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract.

3. Heart Problem

High level of lycopene is very effective at protecting cells from damage and may help in lowering the risk of heart disease. Watermelon helps in reducing hypertention and lower blood pressure in obese adults.

4. Hydration

High level of lycopene is very effective at protecting cells from damage and may help in lowering the risk of heart disease. Watermelon helps in reducing hypertention and lower blood pressure in obese adults.

5. Hair and Skin Benefits

Vitamin A is very important for skin. A cup of watermelon juice contains nearly 1 quarter of your recommended daily intake of it. Vitamin A helps keep skin and hair moisturized.

6. Muscle Soreness

Interestingly, watermelon juice appears to enhance the absorption of citrulline. One small study gave athletes plain watermelon juice, mixed with citrulline or a citrulline drink. Researchers believe this is likely due to the amino acid L-citrulline contained in watermelon. Both watermelon drinks led to less muscle soreness and quicker heart rate recovery.

7. Inflammation

Choline that is found in watermelon  is a very important and versatile nutrient; it aids our bodies in sleep, muscle movement, learning, and memory. Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of fat, and reduces chronic inflammation

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