HEALTH: 5 benefits of watermelon

Watermelon contains 46 calories, per cup but high in vitamin c and vitamin A with other compounds.

Below are the five benefits of eating watermelon

1. It improve digestion.

Watermelon contains alot of water and low amount of fiber which are important for healthy and easy digestion

2. It improve the skin and hair

Watermelon is very essential for the skin and hair, it keeps the skin supple and protect against sunburn. Watermelon contains vitamin A and c, vitamin c helps the body make collagen that makes the hair stronger

3. It reduce inflammation and oxidation stress , watermelon is Rich in anti _inflammatory antioxidant found in Watermelon which is linked to many chronic diseases

4. It keeps the body hydrated, watermelon contains 92% of water , due to its high level of water content , it hydrate the body.

5.Contains cucurbitacin E and lycopene which research shows that it prevent cancer . Hence , watermelon prevent cancer

Written by Siaka Shaibu


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