The watermelon is the best fruit there is especially in summer days, but did you know it is healthy too? This fruit has many benefits since it has L-citruline the amino acid that soothes muscles after workouts.
As to a Spanish study, watermelon is great against post workout pains. The study said that this amino acid can speed up the excess lactic acid of the muscles and remove their soreness and itchiness after workouts.
This fruit also has more of this acid than other fruits, with 150 mg in just 120 g of the fruit. Also there is vitamin A, B6 and C and they all improve the kidney work and heart health, also the pressure is better too.
The watermelon seeds are great for dissolving kidney stones
Besides this the seeds are really healthy and you must know this. They have been used also in Chinese alternative healing for kidney stones and for centuries too, since there are minerals like magnesium and potassium too. Get 4 seeds and crush them, boil them in 2 liters water and after 15 min drink the water for the kidney stones.
This fruit has almost no calories and is mostly water, minerals, vitamins and natural sugar.
This fruit also is great for a body cleanse and detox since it is all water. Also it has beta carotene, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and C, also iodine, malic acid, calcium, nitric acid, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, fiber and more. Also this fruit can stop inflammation, chronic stress, heart issues, anxiety and mental issues too.
Further what can be prevented is anemia, acne, arthritis, atherosclerosis, asthma, kidney stones, gallbladder issues, headaches, high body heat, cholesterol, bladder issues, bug bites, cellulite and inflammation. This is a good diuretic from the water it has and this also can help in skin issues and burns as well! The pH is regulated and blood vessels cleaned from fat excess, thus heart issues are no longer a big risk.
But, if you have diabetes or high triglycerides, eat this fruit in moderation.
The best way to eat this fruit
The cold watermelon is the best way to eat it. Mix the watermelon juice with some other fruit juices, natural, and get the best of them all. Or add it in some desserts. In summer the fruit is in the best shape and also it replenishes the nutrients you lose from the heat.