Watermelon, Fruit efficacious for Prostate Cancer and Heart
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – At noon a hot, imagine watermelon. The fruits of this cucumber tribe, known to be very refreshing but also provide a positive effect for the body.
Watermelon contains lycopene is high. Lycopene is an antioxidant found in red fruits (except strawberries). Scientific research suggests that lycopene may reduce the risk of prostate cancer and heart disease.
People who eat diets high in lycopene, are less likely to experience a heart attack. Juicy fruit with a Latin name Citrullus lanatus is also rich in Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is an important substance that can stimulate hormones in the brain to cope with anxiety and panic.
Not only that, watermelon are also rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is not only important to keep the knowledge of the body, vitamins are absolutely necessary to slow down aging and damage to medical conditions such as cataracts.
Just like vitamin C, vitamin A found in a watermelon also helps boost immunity. In addition, vitamin A can help the body fight infections and prevent blindness.
But unlike a banana or papaya can be grown throughout the season, watermelon has its own season. Therefore, do not be a waste if the watermelon season has arrived. If shopping at the supermarket, to find out the watermelon is ripe, you should try to hear the sound when tapped her skin.
If you hear a hollow sound, which means that watermelon is ready to eat, but if you hear a solid sound, meaning that the watermelon is still raw and needs a few more days to mature.