Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Watermelon is believed originated from the Kalahari desert, Africa. According to the researchers, this fruit is harvested the first time 5000 years ago in Egypt and according to ancestral beliefs at that time, it is used for the burial of kings so that their spirit gets nutrition in the afterlife. And that is where the melon was brought around to these countries in the world.

The content of watermelon:

  • Iron,
  • Calcium,
  • Vitamin B1-B2-B4 and C,
  • Beta carotene
  • Lycopene
  • Water
  • Protein
  • Calories
  • Sitrulina acid
  • Alanine
  • Glutamic acid
  • Arginine
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Malic acid
  • Ethylene acid
  • Flavonoids

Benefits of watermelon:

  1. Fat-free watermelon, making it suitable for the diet
  2. Lycopene function as antioxidants which can counteract free radicals from pollution and UV rays, skin problems such as dry, dull, slack and make skin radiant, fresh and look young and can improve fertility and help to arouse men's sexual arousal
  3. The content of flavonoids act as anti-allergic substances.
  4. Meat cold watermelon can be used to cool and refresh sunburned skin
  5. Tighten body tissue and increase the water content in the body
  6. Water content can reduce hypertension
  7. Watermelon also serves to stimulate more rapid discharge of urine, so it is good for those who are experiencing trouble urinating.
  8. Watermelon can be used to reduce fever.
  9. Watermelon can prevent canker sores
  10. Intensify work of the heart

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