• TEN SUPERFOOD FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT WATERMELON & DON’T FORGET THE SEEDS!



     

    Watermelon is a SUPERFOOD ALL STAR and it’s not just the juicy pink flesh that boasts impressive health benefits! If you thought watermelon seeds were only good for spitting out, think again!

    TEN SUPERFOOD FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT WATERMELON

    Watermelon Juice

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    1. Watermelons are surprisingly high in vitamin C. Vitamin C is great at improving the immune system by protecting cells from reactive oxygen and aids iron absorption to provide a natural energy boost & fight fatigue. Vitamin C also contributes to collagen formation to promote healthy, glowing, youthful skin.
    2. Watermelon contains Lycopene- a super antioxidant that travels through the body neutralizing free radicals that damage cells, mess with your immune system, and lead to advanced aging. The super antioxidant properties in Lycopene have also been linked to the prevention of cancer.
    3. A compound in watermelon called citrulline that has been found to improve the functioning of arteries and lower blood pressure overall.
    4. Watermelon doesn’t contain any fat or cholesterol, it is naturally hydrating and a good source of  potassium.
    5. Watermelon acts as a diuretic which will help your body eliminate excess fluids and reduce bloating.
    Watermelon Seeds

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    1. Watermelon seeds are high in protein to reduce excess water retention, releasing that bloat and making you feel more comfortable.
    2. Watermelon seeds are a great source of Magnesium, a major factor in the production of serotine & melatonin to enhance mood levels and reduce stress, boosting overall energy levels.
    3. Watermelon seeds are high in potassium, vital for the maintenance of normal blood pressure to relax blood vessels and help reduce headaches.
    4. Watermelon seeds are high in fibre which plays an important role in the body’s digestion and helps you to feel fuller for longer.
    5. Watermelon seeds are high in iron, vital to the formation of hemoglobin, the principal carrier of oxygen throughout the body and gives the dark red color to blood.

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