31 Mar 2015

Too much of watermelons?



Come Summers and Watermelons come out to be the best to beat the heat!

Image courtesy - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scrub_Me_Mama_watermelon.JPG
 http://www.livescience.com/46019-watermelon-nutrition.html

We all know that watermelons 

1) Contain good amount of lycopene which helps in prevention of certain types of cancers and amino acids that boost cardiac health.
2) Hydrates your body in the best possible way.
3) Its fiber helps in proper digestion.
4) Acts as anti-inflammatory agent.

And last but not the least... are best fat burners :)

But we should also know that excess of watermelon can lead to  -

1) Nausea, Diarrhoea, Indgestion and bloating. 

2) It can lead to decrease in blood pressure, because watermelon is a good source of Potassium. (in people with normal or low blood pressure)

TIP - To avoid this - sprinkle Rock salt or Black salt on this fruit and enjoy it !!

3) Whereas for people with High blood pressure it serves as a boon as it contains no sodium!



Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy, SHINE!