Red water melon – a tasty bite and a healthy boost

Mar 13, 2013 No Comments by

Try to vision a warm summers day… What can be more tempting and tasty than a delicious red water melon? Sure, a big part of it is water, but the rest is real tasty, real refreshing and definitely very beneficial for your health!

Why you should eat more water melon

Do you usually eat water melon when the weather is hot and dry? Good for you! You should definitely try to include this healthy and tasty fruit in your diet, not only when it’s warm outside, but also in the winter. It can give you many health benefits, and here are some of them, just to give you an idea of why this fruit is so good for you.

  • The red pigment in the water melon is a really important antioxidant. Antioxidants will help fight the free radicals in your body, which will help you avoid damages inside the body. It helps reducing the risk of breast cancer as well as prostate cancer and endometrial cancer.
  • It may actually work as a natural type of Viagra. This fruit contains citrulline, and this makes the blood vessels relax in a way that is quite alike the effect you get by taking Viagra.
  • It’s good for the heart.
  • It’s a great source of potassium, which is great as it can ease an on-going inflammation.

These are just a few of the many health benefits, but let’s not forget another important factor; the delicious taste! It’s a great pleasure to eat red water melon, especially when it’s hot outside and you need a tasty bite to relief your thirst.

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My name is Tezz and I'm a 29-years-old mother of 2. I spend most of my time at soccer practice, hockey practice or floor ball practice with my sons, but I also enjoy exercising myself. I love zumba, aerobics, jogging and of course power walking. My interest in health and training has grown since I became a mom. It all started when I wanted to lose a few extra pounds that I gained during my pregnancies, but it increased to become an honest interest in exercising and today I find it important to have a healthy lifestyle. I've also worked as a skincare consultant for a couple of years and I love beauty related topics just as much as health related topics. I love makeup and skincare and I'm looking forward to share my hobbies with you!
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