Watermelon has many seeds that stand out quickly because the black of them stands out against the red of its pulp. Currently, genetic experimentation continues to achieve sweeter pulp and fewer seeds.
The pulp’s texture is sandy and rich in fructose (fruit sugar), and low in calories. It is a very juicy and refreshing fruit and ideal for the season in which it ripens, which is the summer.
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It helps to fight thirst, remove the bad taste of the mouth, and eliminate mucus. It is depurative and antioxidant and provides many vitamins A, C, E, potassium, magnesium, and other mineral salts.
It is ideal for low-calorie diets as it provides very few calories (32 calories per 100 grams). Its fat content is minimal, as well as its fiber content. It has another exciting condition: its easy assimilation, being digested without difficulty by the organism.
The vitamin A provided by the watermelon is four times more than the orange. The contribution of calcium and iron, although not high, is not negligible. It is a fruit advisable to consume for all its gifts during the stages of growth and development.
It is advisable for those who suffer from gout, arthritis, rheumatism, and sciatica because its mineralizing juice helps eliminate accumulated acids in the body by cleansing the blood and tissues of impurities.
It is suitable for breastfeeding mothers because it fluidifies the milk making it easier to digest during breastfeeding. Being low in calories and low in carbohydrates, it is suitable for low-calorie diets.
It has a slightly laxative action as it contains considerable amounts of fiber. In the case of intestinal constipation, it improves and accelerates intestinal transit.
It is not recommended for people suffering from diarrhea or intestinal problems. Its juice is suitable for people who have a high fever. Taking it strained and sips provide nutrients, refreshes, and quenches thirst.