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Watermelon: Top 5 Refreshing and Nourishing Health Facts

Written by Hannah Punitha, PG | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Oct 05, 2019
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Stay Cool and Lovely

Watermelon is an amazing fruit, which can work wonders for your skin. It acts as a natural moisturizer as well as a toner and keeps the skin cool, glowing and fresh.

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Smartest Pick for Losing Weight

Packed with vitamins and minerals, the watermelon is labeled as one of the healthiest fruit. Low in calories and fat-free, watermelon is prescribed as an ideal diet food.

The battle of the bulge could be won with the sweet and juicy melons that can be served as a lip-smacking dessert or a snack without adding to the bulge. Hence the watermelon diet is the perfect choice of an ideal weight loss program.

Watermelon for Glowing Skin

Fight Fatigue and Keep Your Metabolism in High Gear with Watermelon

On a typical summer day, watermelons are extremely refreshing as they have very high water content, 92% water and 8% sugar.

Rich in electrolytes (sodium and potassium), this wonder fruit amazingly nourishes your body. It not only replaces the electrolytes lost through sweat but also hydrates your cells and maintains the water balance in the cells. Metabolism is boosted as the functionality of the cells is increased, ultimately energizing your body.

The four great fatigue fighters - potassium, Vitamin C, lycopene and iron found in watermelon drive away any feeling of fatigue you may experience.

Naturally, watermelons are 'The Pick of the Season.

Watermelon - A Sensational Stress Buster

Relax and Chill Out with Watermelon Juice

Are you stressed out? Watermelon is a sensational stress buster says research. Watermelon is high in vitamin B6- and is used by the body to produce brain chemicals, which may relieve stress, anxiety and panic attacks. It naturally relaxes the blood vessels without any side effects.

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Add Spice to Your Marital Life with Watermelons:

The popular summer fruit may be a natural Viagra say, research scientists. The luscious summer fruit is rich in an amino acid called citrulline. Citrulline relaxes and dilates blood vessels very much like Viagra and other drugs that are used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED).

For stunning looks like Brangelina and winning knocks like Sachin and Dhoni, Go For Watermelons!

Watermelon helps Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Author: Hannah Punitha

Editor Dr. Sunil Shroff

Watermelon, raw

The nutritional values of "Watermelon, raw" per 100 grams are:
Nutrition Summary
Total Calories 30
Protein 0.6 g
Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.6 g
NutrientsAmount%Daily Value
Calcium, Ca 7 mg 0.7 %
Copper, Cu 0.04 mg 2.1 %
Iron, Fe 0.24  mg 1.33 %
Magnesium, Mg 10 mg 2.5 %
Manganese, Mn 0.04 mg 1.9 %
Phosphorus, P 11 mg 1.1 %
Potassium, K 112  mg 3.2 %
Selenium, Se 0.4 mcg 0.57 %
Sodium, Na 1 mg 0.04 %
Zinc, Zn 0.1 mg 0.67 %
Vitamin A 569  IU 11.38 %
Vitamin C 8.1 mg 13.5 %
Vitamin B6 0.04 mg 2.25 %
Vitamin E 0.05 mg 0.17 %
Vitamin K 0.1  mcg 0.12 %
Riboflavin 0.02  mg 1.24 %
Thiamin 0.03 mg 2.2 %
Folate, DFE 3  mcg 0.75 %
Niacin 0.18  mg 0.89 %
Sugars 6.2 g
Fiber 0.4  g 1.6 %
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Water 91.45 g
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 303  mcg
Choline 4.1 mg
Lycopene 4532  mcg
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Data source: USDA Nutrient Database, R25
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

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HansStu

Watermelons are a great source of electrolytes. These keep your body's pH and water levels at a good level.

hayjay360

ok this is so cool and hey im doin a report on this suject!!!

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iTS wATer MELon SEason NOW..... U KNOW whAT im GONNa do..

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ok wow you put that on line!!

Ume Maduka

You boosted my zeal for watermelon......it will part of my daily diet

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Its real cool! Hope its as effective as described! I'm heading for water melon right now.....

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