Studies found that increasing the consumption of plant foods like watermelon could reduce the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, overall lower weight.
It also helps to prevent the risk for developing asthma as it is high in vitamin C. Studies also found that watermelon extract supplementation reduced ankle blood pressure, brachial blood pressure and carotid wave reflection in obese middle-aged adults.
Since watermelon has high concentration of vitamin C and other antioxidants, it can combat the farmation of free radicals known to cause cancer.
With the high water and fiber content, it helps to prevent constipation and promote a healthier digestive tract. It is also an important source of electrolytes, it is great to have it to prevent dehydration during the cold summer when the heater are always on. Also, because watermelon contains vitamin A, a nutrient required for sebum production that keeps hair moisturized, it is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair. Vitamin C consumption is also necessary for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair.