6 Key Nutrients of Watermelons and their Health Benefits news

6 Key Nutrients of Watermelons and their Health Benefits

Categorised as both a vegetable and a fruit, watermelons are a rich source of nutrients like Lycopene, Vitamins A, B6 and C, Potassium and Magnesium (to name just a few). In addition a high water content of 92% makes watermelons an excellent low calorie thirst quencher. Eating pieces of watermelon cut with the rind or drinking a glass of freshly squeezed juice are some of the ways this refreshingly tasty summertime treat can be enjoyed. However refreshing taste apart what makes watermelons a must have in your summer diet is the amazing range of health benefits contained in them. So let us go ahead and take a more detailed look at the each of the above mentioned nutrients and their associated health benefits.

Lycopene

Of the nutrients Lycopene deserves a special mention as watermelons are an excellent source of this power packed antioxidant, which has the following benefits:

  • Helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases 
  • Helps lower the risk of certain types of cancer
  • Helps protect the skin from sunburns
  • Helps delay onset of age related eye disorders
  • Works as an anti-inflammatory agent

Vitamin A

  • Helps maintain a healthy immune system
  • Helps improve vision especially night vision
  • Works as an antioxidant supporting cell growth
  • Helps hydrate the skin

Vitamin B6

  • Helps to maintain the healthy functioning of the brain and nervous system
  • Helps in the production of the hormone melatonin  (which aides in regulating the sleep pattern) 
  • Aides in the production of haemoglobin which in turn helps in preventing anaemia
  • Helps reduce morning sickness in pregnant women

Vitamin C

  • Works as an excellent immunity booster 
  • Helps regulate blood pressure levels
  • Helps reduce inflammation
  • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Potassium

  • Helps reduce water retention in the body
  • Works to reduce the formation of kidney stones
  • Helps to strengthen bones and muscles
  • Helps lower risk of stroke and heart diseases

Magnesium

  • Helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels
  • Another anti-inflammatory agent
  • Helps reduce the frequency of headaches and migraines
  • Helps to maintain bone health

These numerous benefits definitely make watermelons a healthy and tasty treat to beat the summer heat!


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