Watermelon promotes healthy complexion, hair


Watermelon is a member of the botanical family cucurbitaceae; and there are five common types of watermelon, which wary from seeded, seedless, mini, yellow and orange.
Many studies have shown that increase in consumption of fruits, like watermelon, decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, and overall lower weight.
Watermelon contains Vitamin C, which helps in reducing the risk of developing asthma in people who has a high amount of nutrient like Vitamin C in their body.
The water and fiber content of watermelon, helps to prevent constipation and promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract.
Watermelon is made up of about 92 per cent of water and full of important electrolytes; it is a great snack to have on hand during the hot summer months to prevent dehydration.
Choline (water-soluble vitamin) is a very important and versatile nutrient in watermelon that aids our bodies in sleep, muscle movement, learning and memory.
Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of fat and reduces chronic inflammation.
Watermelon and watermelon juice have been shown to reduce muscle soreness and improve recovery time following exercise in athletes.
Researchers believe this is likely to do with the amino acid L-citrulline, (which is one of the three dietary amino acids in the urea cycle), contained in watermelon.
Watermelon is also good for the skin, because it contains vitamin A, a nutrient required for sebum production that keeps hair moisturised. Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.