The sweet-tasting watermelon acts as the faithful ally of summer thanks to its amount of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and its low caloric intake.
Watermelon, the fruit of summer, good for your health
Summer is just around the corner and with it comes the favorite fruit of the season ... Watermelon is the healthy dessert par excellence and even more so now that the heat begins and gives us a sensation of freshness as well as an extra dose of hydration ... However, it is not only a sweet option to combat high temperatures, but its high content of vitamins C and A, potassium, magnesium and the different antioxidants make it a fundamental food for the body for different reasons:
1. REGULATES DIGESTIO
Watermelon regulates the digestive system, favoring the digestion process and preventing constipation thanks to its high content of water and fiber.
2. IT IS A NATURAL MUSCLE RELAXER
Both this fruit and its juice reduce muscle pain caused by physical exercise and also improve the recovery time of athletes. In addition, if consumed before a training session, it can reduce the heart rate and improve both the physical condition and the mind of the athlete.
3. THE SUMMER DIURETIC
Being low in fat and calories, it is a good slimming option that also eliminates toxins and reduces abdominal bloating thanks to its phytonutrients and antioxidants
4. ACTS ENERGIZING
Vitamin B6 synthesizes dopamine, the hormone responsible for making us feel good, while minerals help improve cell function so that the body has the necessary energy that the day requires.