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08 Benefits of Melon

08 Benefits of Melon

This subtly sweet and deliciously fragrant fruit is not only good for our taste buds: for our health too.

you will find here 08 benefits of this fruit.

1. Stay hydrated

The melon is a fruit that is composed of approximately 90% water! Suffice to say that to hydrate, do not hesitate to consume it. Without fearing for our line because the melon is not very sweet, and low in calories!

2. Against water retention

 Thanks to its richness in water, potassium and calcium, melon has interesting diuretic properties. Which means that it helps us eliminate excess water stored in the body, and prevents the swelling that goes with it!

3. Against high blood pressure

Melon contains potassium in interesting quantities in melon (300 mg/100 g) this one is reputed to counterbalance the harmful effects of a diet too rich in salt, and therefore reduce the risk of hypertension.

4. For a top view

The beta-carotene contained in melon is a precursor pigment of vitamin A: this means that once in our body, in contact with other elements, it will be transformed into vitamin A. An antioxidant vitamin which has a beneficial action for our sight (it protects our retina and allows us to see better at night).

5. For a strong skeleton

 melon is a fruit quite rich in calcium. A mineral which, as a reminder, participates in the (good) formation of the bones of our skeleton, but also of our teeth. And when you know that a calcium deficiency rhymes with the risk of fractures, dental problems, but also hair loss and weakened nails...

6. Against joint pain

Like most orange vegetables (carrot, pumpkin, sweet potato, etc.), melon is a food rich in beta-carotene. A pigment that has the particularity of protecting our joints from inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis.

7. For a top view

The beta-carotene contained in melon is a precursor pigment of vitamin A: this means that once in our body, in contact with other elements, it will be transformed into vitamin A. An antioxidant vitamin which has a beneficial action for our sight (it protects our retina and allows us to see better at night).

8. Constipation

Given its richness in soluble fiber, melon is one of those foods that should not be missed in case of constipation. Indeed, the fibers it contains have a beneficial effect on intestinal transit, which they accelerate (gently!).

 

So what are you waiting for? order yourself a delicious Melon on www.lamater.net 

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