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Watermelon: health benefits of Watermelon!

Watermelon: health benefits of Watermelon!

May 30, 2016 13:22

Watermelons are very low in calories and fat yet very rich source of numerous health-promoting phyto-nutrients and antioxidant flavanoids that are essential for optimum health. For instance, watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin A, B6, lycopene and  vitamin C.

Lypocene improves cardiac functions. Beta carotene is known for its remarkable antioxidant and anti-aging properties.

Arginine, found in watermelon, is beneficial in curing erectile dysfunction, and the stimulating nature of the chemical can boost libido.

Possible benefits of eating watermelon include:

  • Helps to prevent cardiovascular disease
  • May help to relieve muscle soreness
  • Helps to reduce arterial stiffness
  • Aids in maintaining healthy mucus membranes
  • Helps to prevent cancer
  • Beneficial in curing erectile dysfunction
  • Helps to maintain healthy skin
  • Aids in weight loss management
  • Effects wave reflection amplitude in postmenopausal women.

    Watermelon supplementation reduces arterial stiffness and aortic SBP by reducing pressure wave reflection amplitude in obese postmenopausal women with hypertension.

Note: Watermelon is relatively high in sugar.

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