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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Health Benefits of Watermelon

Watermelon is a native of Southern Africa and is now cultivated in almost all countries with temperate or tropical climate. This has a thick and hard rind, with the fleshy center. Watermelons have high amounts of water, that makes them very refreshing, particularly in summer. They have no fats and have less amounts of calories and are one of the healthiest fruits. Read on to know more about the nutritional facts and health benefits of watermelon.

Nutritional Facts of Watermelon:

Following are the list of nutrients present in 100 grams of watermelon:

  • Energy – 30 kcal
  • Water – 91.45 grams
  • Vitamin C – 8.1 mg
  • Vitamin A – 569 IU
  • Total Folate – 3 mcg
  • Total Dietary Fiber – 0.4 grams
  • Sugars – 6.20 grams
  • Sodium – 1 mg
  • Protein – 0.61 grams
  • Potassium – 112 mg
  • Phosphorus – 11 mg
  • Magnesium – 10 mg
  • Iron – 0.24 mg
  • Fluoride – 1.5 mcg
  • Fats – 0.15 gm
  • Carbohydrates – 7.55 gm
  • Calcium – 7 mg
  • Carotenoids (Neurosporene, Lutein, Beta-Carotene, Phytoene, Phytofluene, Lycopene)

Health Benefits of Watermelon:

Following are some of the health benefits of watermelon:
  • As watermelons are rich in potassium, they help in controlling blood pressure and also reduce the risk of kidney stones.
  • It is also believed that this fruit strengthens the immune system and aids the body in combating infections.
  • Watermelon has rich sources of carotenoids, popularly known for preventing cancer.
  • Watermelons alleviate certain rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis symptoms.
  • These are associated with reducing the spasms of airway that develops due to asthma.
  • It is rich in antioxidants and aids the body in neutralizing free radicals. Thereby, reduces the risk of colon cancer.
  • Beta-carotene in watermelon helps in keeping your vision sharp, particularly during nights.
  • Watermelon has very low amounts of calories and hence it is a perfect snack for people trying to reduce weight.
  • Watermelons also ease the inflammation and prevent the occurrence of diabetes.
  • Antioxidants present in watermelons reduce the risk of heart attacks.

Natural Remedies for pimples

Pimples are the milder manifestations of acne and are a result of oil building up on the skin. They can be quite a menace especially if you have a party to attend to or a date you want to go to. There are some wonderful natural remedies that can remove your pimples in a couple of days to a week. Here are some of them that can help you in feature

Aloe gel
Apply aloe vera gel on the pimple and leave it for about fifteen minutes. This can help in removing pimples in a couple of days if followed for two times a day.

Lemon juice
A combination of lemon juice and rose water when applied on the pimple and left for about half an hour every day can remove pimples in about a week.

Honey and cinnamon
A mixture of honey and cinnamon when applied on to the affected area can remove pimples in a couple of days when you leave it on the pimples overnight.

Crush a garlic clove and apply it on the affected area. You can leave it on for a long time as it is not sticky. This can help in removing the pimples and not just that, it removes the scars that are usually left over when the pimples are gone.

Papaya juice
Raw papaya juice is known to eliminate pimples when rubbed over the skin. However, it takes a long time (about a week) to remove pimples with papaya juice.

Potato juice
Grate potatoes and make a juice. When this is applied on the pimples for about 10 to 15 mins it can remove them.

Egg whites
Egg whites are another effective way to remove pimples  when it is rubbed over the pimples and washed with warm water.