Melon contains phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium and vitamins.
Due to the high water content (about 88%), low sugar content (about 11%) and a pleasant smell and taste, it is an ideal summer refreshment. Potassium in water melons encourage the kidneys, and these sweet fruits, helps regulate pressure due to fibers containing facilitate digestion and relieve flatulence. Powerful antioxidants that melon contains, vitamin C and beta-carotene helps protect healthy skin, and the emergence of a suntan in the summer months.
Potassium, sodium with the main electrolyte body, has a role in blood pressure regulation, and in synergy with a large amount of water (over 90%), which contains a melon, helps detoxify the body through the kidneys.
If you have a problem with excess weight, melon is ideal for hot summer days because the nutrients in the fruit can help you lose weight by regulating digestion and facilitating the elimination of toxins from the body, and the fibers are “responsible” for longer-lasting feeling of fullness.
Two cups of chopped melon are enough to eat per day, recommended by nutritionists, and the amount of melon contains only 120 calories and can be eaten without guilt.
Tip: When purchasing select ripe melon that can be recognized by a bluish or brown in a circle around the “tails”. Immature melon can irritate the organs of digestion, especially if you drink water after eating (can speed up digestion and cause diarrhea).