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This Healthy Watermelon Drink Is A Refreshing Beverage To Have In The Coming Summer

Watermelon is a refreshing fruit that is loaded with water content. You can prepare a simple drink using watermelon to beat the heat this summer.

This Healthy Watermelon Drink Is A Refreshing Beverage To Have In The Coming Summer

Watermelons can help you boost heart health

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Watermelon is loaded with beneficial plant components
  2. Watermelon juice is a refreshing drink that prevent hydration
  3. This bright red fruit is also beneficial to your heart health

Summers are almost here! With a temperature rise, you might have already planned different ways to stay cool. During the summer season, it is essential to stay hydrated to beat the high temperatures effectively. There are a variety of drinks that you can prepare. One of these is watermelon juice. Watermelon is commonly available during the summer season. With high water content, this fruit can help you stay hydrated and cool. Nutritionist Lovneet Batra took to Instagram to share the benefits of this hydrating summer elixir.

Watermelon juice benefits


"Summers are here and let's get ready for the most hydrating summer elixir of all time- watermelon juice," Batra says. She further mentions the following benefits-

Drinking watermelon juice can help you boost your mood because it is loaded with vitamin B6. This vitamin may also help reduce the symptoms of depression. It can also promote brain health.

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Watermelon can boost your mood and help fight depression symptoms
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"If you are working out intensely, or are an endurance athlete, you can find this juice extremely helpful in reducing muscle soreness and recovering heart rate post-workout. This is because watermelon juice is naturally rich in the amino acid L-citrulline," she adds.

This juice is extremely hydrating and may also help lower blood pressure as it contains potassium. According to studies, watermelon can help boost heart health. It may also help lower cholesterol levels.

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Potassium in watermelon can help lower blood pressure numbers
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Watermelon has a low GI score and contains very less sugar. It is also one of the lowest-calorie fruits. Adding watermelon to your diet can also offer you beneficial plant components. It can also provide you with vitamin C, magnesium, vitamin B1, carotenoids, lycopene and much more.

Sipping watermelon juice is will also help you achieve that glow on your face.

Also read: Are Watermelon Seeds Healthy? Everything You Need To Know

How to prepare this juice?

The nutritionist further shares that all you have to do is blend some watermelon cubes and you are done. This fruit is so rich in water, it doesn't need anything else. You can add a dash of mint leaves and some lemon juice for that perfect summer refreshing kick.

(Lovneet Batra is a Delhi-based Nutritionist)


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