Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Health Benefits of Watermelons

Watermelons have high concentrations of antioxidants that help your body maintain optimal health. Furthermore, watermelons are a tasty source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Watermelons have been linked easing inflammation, reducing occurrence of asthma, diabetes, colon cancer, and diabetes.

If tomatoes aren’t your thing and you’re looking for a good source of lycopene, a substance known for it’s ability to prevent cancer including lung cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer.

If you need a healthy source of natural energy, watermelon provides your body with vitamin B, vital to the production of energy. True to it’s name, this energy source is low in calories due to high water content.

Watermelons can also preserve your vision. Watermelons contain high concentrations of Vitamin A, which is converted into beta carotene in your body. Beta Carotene keeps your vision sharp, particularly at night.

Health Benefits of Watermelons:
Natural energy boost
Linked to lower cancer risk
Preserves eyesight, improves night vision
Reduces inflammation linked to arthritis, colon cancer, and asthma

Watermelons Contain:
Vitamin C
Vitamin A
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B1

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