The Health Benefits of Watermelon.
Everyone loves the taste of watermelon on a hot summer's day, but did you know that your delicious summer treat comes with some awesome health benefits?!
IT'S TRUE - watermelon has a high supply of Vitamin C which improves your overall immune system to fight off diseases, and the potassium in watermelon improves your heart health (the heart wants what the heart wants)! The Vitamin C in watermelon also relieves muscle soreness and pain - making watermelon the perfect post-workout treat. Studies have shown that the vitamins in watermelon protect and strengthen skin as well as eye health too!
Moving onto the dietary benefits, watermelon can aid in weight loss! Watermelon has a very low calorie count due to it's high water content (46 calorie per cup). In addition, watermelon can be used to detoxify the body. With it's high amount of water (91%), watermelon helps detox the body by getting rid of excess water and fluids, relieving any bloating or swelling. Lastly, watermelon relieves acid reflux. By eating watermelon, it will soothe the gastrointestinal tract and help regulate pH levels while lessening inflammation and acid production through the body.
U ARE ONE IN A MELON - so treat your body with care! Stop by your local farmers market, Farmer's Table for a seeded, seedless, or sugar baby watermelon!