The melon it is not only tasty and refreshing,but also has medicinal properties. If you have problems with your weight, you can eat freely. Can help with hypertension and can reduce the risk of stroke and strengthen immunity.
The melon contains very little carbohydrates,only 3.3 %,a lot of water and dietary fiber,mainly in the crust.From the vitamins and oligo-elements contains carotene,B1,B2,C,PP,potassium,calcium, magnesium,iron and zinc.The energy value of the melon is very small, 100 grams gives only 24 - 31kcal .
It is widely known that the watermelon is a good diuretic.However, many don't know that the melon is also.It is recommended for people who suffer from hypertension.The increased secretion of fluids reduces blood pressure.Removes toxins from the body and helps against inflammation of the kidneys,bladder and prostate,reduces the symptoms of rheumatism and gout.Those with gout disease by reducing meat,with a salad of melon release the uric acid which causes severe pain in the joints.
Whoever intends to sunbathe or stay out in the sun longer should often eat melon.Its ingredients reduce the aging of the skin,which is under the influence of the sun's rays more pronounced.It is believed that acts positively with acne too.
It is believed that 400 mg of potassium per day,ingested in the form of food significantly reduces the risk of stroke.This quantity is found in a quarter melon. Anticoagulant properties of the ingredients of the melon reduce the risk of thrombosis, myocardial infarction and stroke. Potassium content influences on blood pressure. All of these are reasons to incorporate the melon into the diet of patients suffering from cardiovascular disease, as well as others who want a healthy heart.
Antioxidant beta carotene,which is found in particular at the orange melon,pineapple melons,reduces the risk of some cancers,as for example cancer of the body of the uterus.Thanks to the antioxidant and other medicinal ingredients,the melon boosts immunity.
Because of the low energy values it is recommended for people who want to loose weight.The melon creates satiety,which helps with low-calorie diet.Although it contains little carbohydrates,because of their easy and rapid resorption,people who suffer from diabetes and have significantly elevated triglycerides should use it with caution.