WATER MELON

ALL ABOUT WATERMELON

Watermelon is a flowering plant species of the Cucurbitaceae family and the name of its edible fruit. A scrambling and trailing vine-like plant, it is a highly cultivated fruit worldwide, with more than 1,000 varieties.

Here are 11 health benefits of watermelon:
  • 1) It’s frontloaded with essential nutrients. …
  • 2) It offers a big dose of lycopene. …
  • 3) Watermelon helps keeps you hydrated. …
  • 4) It adds to healthy digestion. …
  • 5) It could help with weight management. …
  • 6) It may improve heart health. …
  • 7) It could work to reduce cancer risk.
  • BENEFIT OF WATER MELON TO MEN

Watermelon contains L-citrulline, which may play a role in sexual health. May potentially act as a natural Viagra for managing erectile dysfunction (ED). May improve libido, improve blood flow and circulation, and relieve stress.

Offers possible benefits include workout enhancement and overall health.30 

Concerning male fertility issues, it has also been reported to improve semen quality, erection, redox status, sexual function, and increase testosterone and gonadotropin secretion.

SUGAR LEVEL IN WATERMELON

The amount of sugar depends on how much watermelon you eat. One cup, or 152 grams (g), of diced watermelon contains 9.42 g of natural sugar and 11.5 g of carbohydrates. One wedge (about one-sixth of a watermelon, or 286 g) contains 17.7 g of natural sugar and 21.6 g of carbohydrates.

WATERMELON AND KIDNEY 

Diuretic & Kidney Support

Watermelon is a natural diuretic which helps increase the flow of urine, but does not strain the kidneys (unlike alcohol and caffeine). Watermelon helps the liver process ammonia (waste from protein digestion) which eases strain on the kidneys while getting rid of excess fluids.

Early evidence suggests that regularly eating watermelon promotes good health and may reduce your risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer. This is likely thanks, in part, to its antioxidants, which help protect your body from stress and prevent or slow cell damage.

The best time to eat watermelon is between noon and late afternoon after you have had plenty of activities during the day. While it is true that your body can tolerate fruit in the morning, it is still recommended to avoid eating watermelon on an empty stomach to maintain proper sugar levels.

WATERMELON AND WATER 

Health experts suggest that one should consume water only after 1 hour of consuming fruits, especially those with high water content, such as watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber, orange and strawberry. Drinking water immediately after eating fruits like watermelon may disturb the pH levels of your digestive system.

WATERMELON AND LIVER

Rich in antioxidants like lycopene and vitamin C, watermelon helps protect liver cells from damage caused by free radicals. Additionally, its high water content aids in flushing toxins out of the body and promoting optimal liver function.

BLACK SEED OF WATERMELON

“The black seeds in a regular watermelon are mature, fertile seeds that would sprout into a watermelon plant if you planted a few in the soil. They are safe to eat and will pass through your body, as they are insoluble fiber.” Other sources of soluble fiber include black beans, Brussels sprouts, and avocados.

WATERMELON AND CUCUMBER 

Yes, you can eat any kind of foods together. It won’t be dangerous, but it may taste horrible.

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