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Reasons to eat healthy watermelons..
Watermelon is a very popular fruit found in many places in India and is effective specially in beating the summer heat. Botanically, they are called citrus lanatus and belong to the curcurbitaceae family. Cucumbers and pumpkin – two other very healthy foods are cousins of watermelon.
Rich in flavonoids like lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin, watermelon protects your cells from free radical damage and reduces your chances of getting cancer.
Watermelon contains Vitamin B6,B1,C along with manganese that helps in boosting your immunity. A strong immune system will prevent you from falling sick due to infections.
Watermelon is 91% water, and contains as little as 30 calories for a 100g serving. This makes it great for someone who wants to lose weight.
Watermelon is rich in water and minerals that makes it good for your kidneys as it promotes the production of urine. Additionally, it also helps your liver process ammonia making it easier for your kidneys to get rid of excess fluids
Watermelon is a rich source of beta-carotene, which gets converted into Vitamin A by the body. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that keeps your vision healthy, and prevents diseases like age-related macular degeneration and night blindness.