Top benefits of eating watermelons in summer

But do you know that eating watermelon can be very harmful for some people ? According to health experts, consuming watermelon in some physical problems or diseases can worsen their condition. The reasons for this and why people should avoid eating watermelon.

Watermelon is the superfood of summer. Most of us consume watermelon in the summer season. It tastes nice and refreshing with zero to no calories. It helps in keeping the body hydrated during the summer season. In addition, it is an excellent source of many essential nutrients in addition to vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Due to which it not only provides adequate nutrition to your body, but also protects you from many diseases.

Benefits of eating watermelon 

Watermelon is called Kalinda in Sanskrit. It nourishes, cools and soothes your body. Along with this, it helps in getting relief from urinary infection and gives energy to the body, which removes your fatigue. Apart from this, it helps in reducing body heat and pitta.


Helps to keep the body hydrated

According to health experts, watermelon contains about 90% water. Due to which it not only fulfills the lack of water in the body during the summer season, but also helps in flushing out toxins from your body. Due to the lack of water in the body during the summer season, there can be many serious health problems. It also provides you relief from stomach related problems 


Excellent source of antioxidants

Watermelon is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants help your body fight free radicals and toxins. Along with this, antioxidants also help in keeping the skin healthy


Heart disease and cancer

There are many studies in which it has been revealed that free radicals present in the body can trigger oxidative stress. that damage cells. In such a situation, eating watermelon can help fight free radicals and remove them from the body. Along with this, it also helps in controlling blood pressure which is responsible for problems like heart attack and stock.


Even though watermelon helps in balancing the body heat and pitta, but due to its cooling nature it can cause imbalance in vata and kapha. Due to which its consumption can make the situation worse in some problems such as:


  1. Cold & Cough

  1. Sore Throat

  1. Fever

  1. Sinusitis

  1. Allergies

  1. Asthma

  1. Arthritis

Patients experienced an increase in inflammation and arthritic pain after eating watermelon, as it is cooling in nature. 

(Disclaimer: The content on this site is for informational purposes only, and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other health professionals for any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.)

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