Watermelon is a large sweet edible fruit that contains high amount of water and has a reddish colour when ripe. Its scientific name is “Citrullus lanatus”. This fruit is known for its water content, bright red colour, softness, and high medicinal value. It is very nutritious and widely cultivated in different parts of the world.
Here are some of the health benefits of watermelon which suggests why you should eat it regularly.
1. Watermelon helps to prevent cancer
Watermelon contains lycopene and cucurbitacin E, the plant chemical compounds which have anticancer effects that can prevent the occurrence of cancer. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL CONTENT