Miraculous Benefits of Water melon that will help you

Miraculous Benefits of Water melon that will help you embrace this fruit without guilt

By Devina Bangotra  on: 23 May 2018
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Water melon is an absolute favorite in summer. It is hydrating and has cooling effect. It has very low glycemic load which makes it a wonderful fruit even for diabetics. Here are some rules and benefits of water to remember this summer.

Hydration and energy: During summers our body tends to lose a lot of water through sweating and it is important to keep yourself hydrated all the time. Water melon is a tasty way to keep your body nourished and replenish all the water lost during sweating. It is easy to digest and gives energy almost instantly.

Timing of water melon: If you are suffering from hypertension, water melon is an excellent and tasty remedy for lowering the high blood pressure. You can start your days with a glass of watermelon juice or have water melon as it is. It works great at anytime however never mix it with any other food. It is advisable to have fruits either in between meals or empty stomach.

Digestion and weight-loss: watermelon is mostly water and fiber. It fills the stomach while aiding in digestion because of its fiber content. Hence, it is the part of most weight loss programs. Apart from being incredibly delicious, it is low in calories too. It is low on glycemic load and diabetics can enjoy it too.

Decrease the risk of cancer: Water melon contain lycopene which is a great anti oxidant. Lycopene is capable of stunting growth of tumor and cancer cells in body.

Heart Health: Watermelon has the ability to lower down the high blood pressure. Hence it helps improving heart health and decrease the risk of stroke.

Sooths sore muscles and aids in recovery: Water melon helps in soothing the sore muscles. It is a brilliant option as post work out food as it aids in recovery. It also provide instant energy boost.

Eye Health: Water melon is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and lycopene. Watermelon also has beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which all are excellent for the health of your eyes. 

Anti depressant: Thanks to Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps to synthesize neurotransmitters that relax and improve mood, while vitamin C is a strong anti oxidant which protects the body from free-radicals which may cause aging and stroke.

Balances Hormones: Watermelon has the ability to balance hormones, which also improves mood. Let’s be honest: It’s hard to not be in good mood while enjoying juicy watermelon on a hot summer’s day!

Skin: water melons are extremely hydrating. They are 96% water. Hence they nourish the skin and heal the dry flaky skin. They are rich in anti oxidants which has anti aging effect.  

Detox: Water melon make amazing detox food. A water melon only diet helps you detox your liver and reboot your immune system. Water melons are extremely satiating and filling. Hence say bye to difficult diet and opt for tasty water melon diet.       

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