Top 5 health benefits of watermelon

Maintaining hydration is essential for health with even modest levels of dehydration likely to manifest as tiredness, headaches, muscle cramps and possible blood pressure problems.

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Supports hydration

Thanks to its high-water content watermelon has a low-calorie density, this means a large slice of watermelon has a relatively small calorie contribution.

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May support weight management

The pink-red flesh of the watermelon tells us its rich in compounds called carotenoids, including beta-carotene, which we convert to vitamin A.

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May support healthy skin and eyes

Another carotenoid found in watermelon is lycopene, in fact the type of lycopene in watermelon is more readily available to us, making watermelon an especially useful source.

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Rich source of lycopene

Recent findings suggest phytonutrients found in watermelon, specifically L-citrulline may help lower blood pressure and improve exercise performance in young healthy adults.

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May support blood pressure and exercise performance

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