7 WATERMELON FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOWThursday, July 23, 2015
3.Perfect skin: Vitamin A keeps our hair moisturized and helps the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.
4.Anti - muscle soreness: For all the athletes, watermelon can reduce muscle soreness and improve the recovery time.
5. Hydration: During the hot months, watermelon is the best snack to have, in order to make it through the heat wave. Made up of 92% water, helps body agaings dehydration.
Excourse: What's Lycopene?
It's the carotenoid antioxidant that gives fruits and vegetables the pink or red color, for example in tomatoes.
Lycopene is one of the most powerful carotenoids, which is lowering the risk of stroke and has anti-cancer activity. Some studies shown that it can also reduce the growth of brain tumors and lower the percent of breast tumor growth in mice.
7.All parts of a watermelon can be eaten, even the rind.