Watermelons are a great summer fruit your child can enjoy. They contain around 92% percent water and loads of essential nutrients.
Nutrients In Watermelon:
Lycopene: It is an antioxidant that helps maintain a healthy heart, bones and also prevents cancer.
Vitamin A: This Vitamin is good for eyes and skin.
Vitamin B1: This Vitamin helps the body to use food for getting energy.
Vitamin B6: Helps in fighting infections.
Vitamin C: This Vitamin makes the immune system stronger thereby keeps your child from falling sick.
Citrulline: It is an amino acid that converts to arginine. This amino acid promotes healthy blood circulation and maintains cardiovascular health.
Health Benefits Of Watermelon For Kids:
Watermelons work wonders to combat the heat.
Watermelons help prevent Asthma.
Watermelons help maintain a healthy blood pressure.
Watermelons help regulates the digestion and maintains healthy bowel movements.
It also hydrates the body.
Watermelons also reduce muscle soreness.
Watermelons are good for maintaining a healthy skin.
It is also called anti-inflammatory fruit. The lycopene present in watermelons is an inhibitor of various inflammatory processes. It works as an antioxidant and neutralizes free radicals in the body.
How To Serve Watermelon? Tomato And Watermelon Salad.
This salad is for all palates. If your kid is a finicky eater, then make him a salad of tomato pieces, watermelon cut into smaller chunks topped up with some onion. He surely will ask for some more!
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