by Maria Iftikhar — February 27, 2021
Watermelon is refreshing low-calorie summer fruit. It provides hydration and important nutrients which including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Watermelon good source of carbs, vitamins, and minerals it also contains around 91% water which makes it a particularly hydrating fruit.
One cup of watermelon provides your nutrition (152 grams).
- Calories 46 grams.
- Protein 1 gram.
- Carbs 12 grams.
- Fiber is less than 1 gram.
- Fats less than 1 gram.
- Vitamin B5 7%.
- Provitamin A 5%.
- Copper 7%.
- Vitamin C 14%.
It has rich lutein and lycopene both antioxidants that help to support your body against damage and disease. These all antioxidants may promote brain, heart health, eye and protection against a certain type of cancer.
Watermelon contains a high water content of about 90% and provides electrolytes, such as potassium. It is the best source for increasing urination without stressing the kidney.
These fruits may help to hydrate the body during the hot summer. The high amount of water in fruit can stimulate a release of excess liquid in the form of sweat which may help to cool the body further during hot summer days.