EAT NIGERIAN WATERMELON OR ANY OTHER WATERMELONS: There are so many good reasons why you should eat Nigerian watermelons including other watermelons from other parts of the world. You should eat watermelons because their nutritional values and health benefits are not only huge but wonderful and incredible.
Watermelon is scientifically called or known as Citrullis lanatus. Watermelon as the name goes, is full of water hence the name. It is a water fruit with approximately 92% of water, giving its flesh a crumbly and subtly crunch texture and believably a favourite thirst-quencher fruit.It is a refreshing juicy fruit second to none!
Watermelon is also a nutritional powerhouse and have huge health benefits including low calories and a wonderful thirst-quencher during dry seasons in Nigeria and many other tropical countries of the world. It is still the best thirst-quencher during summer periods in temperate regions of the world.
Watermelon is not just a mere thirst-quencher because it is much more than that!Watermelon naturally is an excellent good source of vitamins C and A, potassium, dietary fibre and a whole lot of antioxidants! It is sweet, juicy, colourful; easily eaten and digestible.It is one of the fruits that are completely absorbed for all its minerals, providing much needed nutrients to the body.
WATERMELON JUICE: When watermelon is juiced, it is easily drank and easily digestible but most importantly,it is completely absorbed for all its mineral components. Read this excerpts from the Natural News : "who could have thought the common watermelon packed so much nutrients? The usual notion about watermelon is ..they are just water with taste, harmless, but not a good choice for nutritional values. This is wrong because watermelon has the most nutrition per calorie of common foods"
Watermelon are actually among the fifteen most clean of non-organic fruits and vegetables. It contains a fair amount of Vitamin A, and beta-carotene and both jointly help in maintaining good eyesight and prevent glaucoma!
Eat Nigerian watermelon or any other watermelon from any other country or parts of the world because it has been scientifically found that a combination of Vitamin C and beta-carotene have the potentials to prevent various cancers and heart diseases, and most importantly, reduce arthritis symptoms are significantly minimize asthmatic breathing problems"
SCIENTIFICALLY RECOGNIZED NUTRIENTS: Watermelon has Vitamin B nutrient, especially, B1 (thiamine) and B6 (pyridoxine). "Thiamine is important for maintaining electrolytes and nervous system signal transmissions throughout the body. Pyridoxine is essential for enzymatic functions that convert food into cellular energy.
The pulp of watermelon: The pulp of watermelon is usually pinksh or reddish in colour. You will be glad to know that those colours are very important and represent essential nutritional values. In fact, those colours indicate or potray the highest content of lycopene, an antioxidant recognized for its ability to greatly reduce cancer risks.
Quoting from "World's Healthiest Food Website", "lycopene has been repeatedly studied in humans and found to be productive against various cancers especially, prostate cancer, breast, endometrical cancer; lung and colorectal cancers" Juicing Nigerian watermelon!
The list of nutritional values of Nigerian watermelon and other watermelons of the world contain useful minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Potassium, is very essential for preventing and reducing the bad effects of cardiovascular health and brain health. This equally, helps the kidneys to eliminate kidney stones forming calcium as well as help with the body's fluid retention.
Magnesium, is also very important mineral found in watermelons. Magnesium deficiencies are directly or indirectly related to most of our population's poor health issues. It is also a very important scientific findings that well known symptoms of our poor health are irritability, tensions, sleep disorders and muscular cramping; heart attacks and many other types of disorders.
you have now good reasons to eat Nigerian watermelon or any other watermelon from any other parts of the world because both their nutritional values and health benefits are too great to enumerate. I take this opportunity to ask all Nigerians, young or old, poor or rich to form the habit of eating this God sent fruit as often as possible for good health and long life!
My next article on watermelon would concentrate on the 'Health benefits' and I believe you will learn a lot from the articles too.
Read more about Nigerian watermelon:
Watermelon fruits dessert with fruits inbeded constitute an ideal cool and thirst quencher and can be eaten mainly during lunch or dinner time!
Health benefits nigerian watermelon include the ability to lower and oxidize cholesterol while antioxidant reduce toxic matters in the body!
Juicing Nigerian watermelon is the easiest and safest way of enjoying both the nutritional values and health benefits of watermelon!