All we need to know about the watermelon.
Soon on the shelves of supermarkets, and generally everywhere you see the main hero of every summer. A large ripe watermelon, to lug home, which is difficult to eat tasty, to choose dangerous. So before to fill a belly with melon, we propose to understand where is the benefit, where’s the harm.
So, we have already talked about the benefits of viburnum, blueberry magic, the magic of apricot, saw the strawberries and thought about the cherries. Let’s think about the melon and approximate its appearance in stores.
Watermelon is not a fruit, but one large (very large) berry, which opened to mankind since the times of the pharaohs and Ancient Egypt. The latter, incidentally, loved watermelon like no other. And not in vain.
How useful watermelon?
Watermelon is a fairly healthy fruit, which contains large amount of nutrients and vitamins. So, in watermelon, you can find vitamin a, vitamin e, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B9, vitamin C, E and N. Of nutrients here you can find potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium.
In addition, the watermelon improves the metabolism, and fructose in its composition, makes watermelon a great food for those who are sick with diabetes. Watermelon cleans the kidneys and liver, having a strong diuretic and choleretic properties. If you have problems with the kidneys, the stagnation of bile, the stones appear, the watermelon diet can help in preventing this problem.
Calorie content of watermelon
As we know, watermelon is incredibly dietetic fruit that not once was the protagonist of the next mono. The caloric content of watermelon is 25 cal per 100 grams, it is light and delicious. But as a means for weight loss is not recommended. As a way to spend the fasting day — can.
Harmful than watermelon?
The first thing we know about watermelon since childhood — they contain nitrates. Nitrates in watermelons became a kind of parable, horror stories that scare us to this day. But, unfortunately, it’s true. By themselves, the melons perfectly absorb all the growth enhancers, nitrates or other negative substances that can fertilize the watermelons in the fields. This can cause poisoning and allergies.
In addition, watermelon has the ability to dull the hunger, which is both good and bad. But this forces us to use watermelon as long as it is not over. It is very dangerous for people with diabetes (by the way, it contains too much sugar) and those who have kidney problems. They simply do not survive.
Watermelon quenches your thirst, which can affect overall health. Too much salt and sugar, which is not desirable. In addition, due to the large amount of fiber in the composition, when problems with the gastrointestinal tract the risk of constipation.
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