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Thursday, July 14, 2016
A saucer of watermelon has only 46 calories, but pleases 20 percent of the preferred daily doses of vitamin C and 17 percent of vitamin A.
Also one small saucer of watermelon contains 1.5 percent more lycopene (strong antioxidants) more than one big fresh tomato.
The lycopene is an wonderful antioxidants that prevents free radicals to harm the immunity and some researches showed that the lycopene that is in the red fruit and the vegetable can reduce the risk of heart diseases and some kinds of cancer.
A Spanish study announced in „Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry” found that watermelon has a calm influence after the hard exercises.
Experts say that the reason for that is the fact that the watermelon juice is found in amino acid citrulline and it is believed that improves the work of the arteries and reduces the blood pressure.
Also the watermelon has unbelievable power for dehydration, because even 91,5 percent of the watermelon is water and that makes it ideal for the summer. A lot of people lead their organism to a state of dehydration in the summer because they don’t pay attention for the amount of water they intake in the organism.