Uses of Watermelon

Description

Drinking water is an important way to keep your body hydrate. However, eating foods that have a  high water content can also help. Interestingly, watermelon is 92% water.

Believed to have originated in South Africa, the watermelon is available in diverse varieties – sweet, bland and bitter. By the 7th century, watermelons were being cultivated in India. The fruit reached China by the 10th century, and today  the country is the largest watermelon producer in the world

Nutrition values of Watermelon:

One cup (154 grams) of watermelon has Nutrition as well, 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

Health Benefits of eating Water melon:

  • Helps You Hydrate.
  • Contains Nutrients and Beneficial Plant Compounds.
  • Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer.
  • May Improve Heart Health.
  • May Lower Inflammation and Oxidative Stress.
  • May Help Prevent Macular Degeneration. 
  • May Help Relieve Muscle Soreness.
  • Helps to treat Inflammation.
  • It is good for Pregnant women.
  • Prevent Asthma.
  • Control Blood pressure.
  • Improves Skin and hair health.
  • Improves Bone health.
  • Offers Kidney Support.
  • Strengthens Immunity.
  • Helps to Treat Diabetes.
  • Can promote Sexual Health.
  • Boost Energy levels.

 Side effects of Watermelon

If eaten in reasonable amounts watermelons should produce no serious side effects. The consumption of more than 30 mg of Licopene daily could potentially cause nausea, diarrhea.

Watermelon for hair:

An Amino acid is essential in our bodies and helps with blood circulation in the scalp. Watermelon naturally contains a lot of citrus that increases the level of amino acid and is therefore good for promoting hair growth.

  • Promotes Hair growth
  • Prevents Hair loss and Damage
  • Provides Moisture for Hair

Watermelon for Skin:

The red juice is a natural astringent and significantly improves the appearance of skin. Massage your face well with a watermelon slice and rinse off with water. It keeps your face hydrated. Vitamin A in watermelon reduces the size of skin pores and thus minimize oil secretion from the glands.

  • Use a toner and remove Tan.
  • Get complete Wrinkle free skin.
  • Remove Dryness from the skin.
  • Reduce acne problem from the skin.

“Watermelon it’s a good fruit. You eat, you drink and you wash your face.”    

 

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