Watermelon

Watermelon Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how watermelon can support your health and wellness.

Watermelon nutrition, benefits, recipes....Watermelon is a great source of refreshing & nutritious flesh that also contains powerful antioxidants. Perfect in the summer time, it can be served chilled, juiced, added to salads and even charred on the bbq!

 

  • 25 calories / 100g
  • 92% water

 

Nutrition:

  • VitaminA, B1, B5, B6 &C
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Reduce the risk of high blood pressure and associated chronic diseases.
  • Regulate blood sugar and reduce insulin resistance.
  • Prevent metabolic syndrome and type 2 Diabetes.
  • Reduce muscle soreness after exercise.
  • Fight free-radicals which cause inflammation and chronic diseases.
  • Boost immunity and reduce symptoms associated with colds and flus.
  • Support kidney function and prevent kidney stones and gout.
  • Aid detoxification processes, balance electrolytes and promote circulatory health.
  • Improve complexion, prevent skin damage and defend against the signs of aging.
  • Promote healthy eyesight and prevent thickening of the cornea, macular degeneration & blindness.
  • Regulate pH levels & soothe the symptoms of acid reflux.

Watermelon Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of watermelon, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how  watermelon can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

Please Enjoy: