For those who do not like to consume fruits in general but have taken to it on account of health reasons, watermelons offer a lot of varieties to cheer about.
Watermelon is can be used for weight loss , because about 90% of its pulp is made of water, so that supplies water and minerals for a balanced healthy body.
Antioxidant and diuretic: is antioxidant and diuretic, as it reduces water retention. Its antioxidant power is associated with reduced risk of some cancers, especially pancreatic, lung, colon and prostate.
Prevent prostate cancer: It is also advisable to men drinking watermelon juice beaten together with its seeds, which are highly nutritious.
Against kidney stones, hypertension or high uric acid: this fruit also possesses purgative properties because it helps eliminate waste products through urine. It is recommended for people suffering from kidney stones, high uric acid and hypertension.
Not fattening: The best of all – since everyone wants to maintain weight or lose weight – that watermelon is not fattening and has many nutritional properties, such as vitamins A, B and C and some minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and iron.
Against cardiovascular problems and against free radicals: The watermelon also has a high amount of lycopene, which is a very powerful weapon against cardiovascular and anti-free radicals (harmful substances that accelerate the aging of cells and cause the skin to lose firmness and elasticity).
Calming effect: In addition, the fruit has a calming effect on the mind and emotions. It is recommended – in this case – eat it separately from its seeds, which are very oily. Can also be interesting to attach it with the pitted cherries. This combination is excellent natural method to combat stress and also help in skin care.
Against sexual impotence: You can tell yet, according to studies, that watermelon acts against sexual impotence, because it has nutrients – citrulline – which acts similarly to active ingredient in Viagra