Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6 Surprising Benefits of Watermelon Cleanse



Many people appreciate watermelon juice when it is dripping down their face while eating a watermelon slice at a barbecue, but this juice can also stand alone as a 1-Day Cleanse by drinking an  8 oz. glass every 2 hours.

Nutrition

I cup of Watermelon juice:

·         Contain  high levels of vitamin C and vitamin A, roughly 30% and 25% of your daily requirement

·         Contain potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, iron and 1.5 grams of protein.

·         Contain only 70 calories in a cup of this juice,

·         Contain antioxidants like lycopene, beta-carotene, amino acids, and flavonoids.

 

How to Make Watermelon Juice?

If this juice isn’t widely available in your area, it is quite simple to make your own watermelon juice at home.

Ingredients

1/2 seedless watermelon, peeled and chopped

1 tablespoons of lemon juice

1 teaspoons of ginger, grated

ü  Add the watermelon, ginger, and lemon juice in a blender.

ü  Blend thoroughly until the consistency is smooth..

ü  Store excess juice in an airtight jar or jug in the refrigerator.

Watermelon Juice Health Benefits

Watermelon juice helps prevent cancer, reduce inflammation, and aid weight loss. Other health benefits of watermelon juice include its ability to beautify the skin, optimize kidney health, improve digestive processes, and boost vision, among others.

Skin Care

With anti-aging properties of  lycopene and certain carotenoids, this juice can help relieve oxidative stress and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and other age spots.

Weight Loss

This low-calorie and low-fat drink can still fill you up while providing metabolism-boosting compounds and other healthy antioxidants that can increase your fat-burning potential and aid in shedding those excess pounds.

Reduces Inflammation

Research has directly linked the active ingredients in watermelon juice to working against inflammatory compounds, called triterpenoids. The beta-carotene and lycopene found in such high levels in this juice are to thank for its effects on arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.

Detoxifies the Body

This sweet juice is known to help detoxify the body by cleansing the kidneys and reduce the level of ammonia and uric acid in the body, which can help to prevent kidney stones.

 

1 comment:

  1. sounds perfect for the summer! Thank you Christine. YUM!!!!!

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