Health & Wellness, nutrition

Watermelon

Did you know that watermelon is NATURES VIAGRA?!?!๐Ÿ˜ณ

What?!?! Yes you heard that right!!!

Watermelon naturally works to dilate our circulatory system and increase blood flowโ€ฆ.. no wonder theres always so much โ€œSummer Loveโ€ happeningย ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜œ

Watermelon helps us hydrate with its 92% water content, is super rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Magnesium, Potassium, Carotenoids, Lycopene and B Vitamins such as B1, B5 and B6

Why are these important?!

B1 (Thiamine)- enables the body to use carbohydrates as energy. It is essential for glucose metabolism, and it plays a key role in nerve, muscle, and heart function

B5 (Pantothenic Acidยญ) Helps produce energy by breaking down fats and carbohydrates

B6 (Pyrodoxine) – Important for normal brain development and for keeping the nervous system and immune system healthy

Watermelon also is rich in Cucurbitacin E which has amazing anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the body

Like Tomatoes, Watermelon has lycopene giving it its RED color,
which makes it great for Heart Health!!
Oh nature youre so cleverย ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•

Lycopene helps lower cholesterol and blood pressure by acting as a Vasodilator helping loosen up stiff and/or thicken blood vessels

Lycopene also helps to protect the eyes and prevent Macular Degeneration or Eye Sight Damage as we age, so make sure to share some with your Grandparentsย โค

Eeek, Attention Athletes!!!
Did you know Watermelon possesses a very amazing AMINO ACID!! CITRULLINE!!!

Citrulline helps the body recover and reduces oxidative stress/muscle soreness!! Making watermelon the perfect post work out treat!!

And the best partโ€ฆ Its Low in Calories and Super Filling!!

Makes a perfect breakfast!! Getting your hydration in for the day and filled with tons of nutrients!