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Food For Thought: Watermelon Is A Secret Health & Weight Loss Superfood

Watermelon is a good source of citrulline and arginine. Both these amino acids are required for the production of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide helps in lowering blood pressure.

1. Lowers Blood Pressure

Watermelon is made up of 92% water. This helps in keeping your body hydrated especially during hot summers.

2. Keeps You Hydrated

Watermelon is a rich source of vitamin C. Vitamin C has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Vitamin C also helps in the maintenance of immunity.

3. Good Source Of Vitamin C

Watermelon helps in lowering blood pressure which prevents the risk of developing heart attacks or strokes. It can also lower cholesterol levels thus preventing the risk of developing atherosclerosis as well.

4. Healthy For Heart

Watermelon contains lycopene which is an antioxidant and has been associated with a reduced risk of cancer. Consumption of watermelon has also been associated with lower levels of Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) which has been linked with cancer.

5. Anti-Cancer Properties

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