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Aug

Properties of watermelons

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Watermelon is one of the favorite summer desserts and the best ally to beat the heat as it is a fruit that contains high quantity of water , about 90 %. In addition , it is rich in antioxidants , minerals and vitamins of great benefit to the heart and to prevent disease .

Furthermore, watermelon is composed largely of lycopene which is responsible for giving the red to this fruit .

Watermelon nutritional values ​​per 100 grams

- Calories: 20,3

- Carbohydrates: 4.5 grams

- Magnesium: 11 milligrams

- Potassium: 88.5 milligrams

- Fiber: 0.3 grams

- Folic acid: 3 micrograms

- Beta-carotene : 18 micrograms

Benefits Watermelon

• It is ideal to debug our body due to the high fiber component, favoring the elimination of toxic substances through urine.

• You can protect against cardiovascular disease thanks to lycopene. • Watermelon increases energy, because it contains vitamin B6, which directly affects the hormanae dopamine, responsible for making us feel good. • Helps digestion, due to its high water content and fiber.

• Strengthens the immune system because it also contains essential amino acids such as L-citrulline, arginine which become responsible for the proper functioning of blood vessels in the body.

• It helps fight muscle fatigue after exercise because the composition of watermelon is rich in L-citrulline.

• It is moisturizing and remineralize thanks to its high water content.

• High antioxidant power thanks to lycopene component mentioned above.

• It is ideal for low calorie diets to have only 20 calories per 100 grams.

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