If you avoid consuming melons this season you don’t know what you miss. They are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, a great supporter in weight loss process, but also much, much more.
Sweet summer fruit, melon, rich in phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamin C, beta carotene and fiber that help in regulating digestion and against excess fat deposits and thus has a positive effect in the weight loss process. Besides being delicious summer refreshment, rich in water (about 90 percent) and encourages kidney function and detoxification, contains very little sugar as well.
Therefore, with melon you can’t gain pounds, but has an extremely positive effect on the health: the beta-carotene in melon helps in the fight against lung, cervix and stomach cancer.
Potassium, together with sodium is a main electrolyte in the body. It successfully regulates the blood pressure, and when combined with a large amount of water, melons are great in body detoxification.
Nutritionists recommend eating melon combined with two cups of chopped fruit per day. In addition, during the hot days you can consume melon instead of a glass of water – it will provide you with fluid, refreshment and with the above mentioned vitamins which it contains.
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