Watermelon is one of the preferred and favorite fruits in summer. Curiously, the green-red fruit was first cultivated more than 4,000 years ago in Northeast Africa. Sweet and juicy, watermelon is a suitable option for breakfast or dessert during the warm months, writes puls.bg.
Experts have been able to highlight numerous positive effects of the “giant fruit” on human health, due to the high content of nutrients, including antioxidants and vitamins A and C.
Watermelon helps to keep the body well hydrated
Regulating body temperature, maintaining normal organ function, delivering nutrients to cells are some of the bodily processes that rely on good hydration.
Watermelon contains 92% water, which makes it a suitable assistant in obtaining sufficient fluids for the body. Precisely because of its high water content, it also has a low caloric density. This, in turn, makes it a suitable food for regulating body weight and maintaining the feeling of satiety. The watery fruit contains 46 kcal per 152-gram serving.
Watermelon is full of valuable nutrients
Read more: https://www.europeantimes.news/2022/08/why-watermelon-is-good-for-health/
Source: The European Times