Health Benefits of Watermelon
Watermelon is so much more than a summer staple. As delicious and refreshing as it is, it is also just as equally good for you! High in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and containing only 46 calories per cup – there’s so many reasons to wrap your lips around a slice today!
Hello hydration! – Your body needs water to function properly and watermelon is 92 per cent water! Also, eating foods with a high water content can help you feel full too – helping with weight management. Win-Win.
It’s packed with nutrients – Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamins B1, B5 and B6, as well as carotenoids.
It’s heart healthy – the lycopene, citrulline and other vitamins and minerals in watermelon may help lower cholesterol, blood pressure and reduce the stiffness and thickness of artery walls!
Watermelon is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant!
Supports your skin and hair health – Vitamin C helps your body produce collagen – which performs many important functions in the body, including; keeping your skin supple and your hair and bones strong. Vitamin A – helps create and repair skin cells.
Watermelon can also help improve digestion and may help relieve muscle soreness, boost your immune system, clean kidneys and support healthy vision.