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8 Health Benefits of Watermelon, Good for Skin and Hair

Bola.com, Jakarta – Watermelon delicious and refreshing fruit. The fruit will taste fresh if consumed on a hot day.

Watermelon quite easy to find in Indonesia. This fruit is often used as a dessert at various events.

One glass of watermelon contains 46 calories, vitamin C, vitamin A and other healthy compounds. Watermelon is about 90% water, which makes it useful for staying hydrated in summer.

Watermelon also contains antioxidants. These substances can help remove molecules known as free radicals, or reactive species, from the body. The body produces free radicals during natural processes, such as metabolism. They can also develop through smoking, air pollution, stress, and other environmental stresses.

If too many free radicals stay in the body, oxidative stress can occur. This can cause cell damage and can lead to various diseases, such as cancer and heart disease.

Therefore, consuming watermelon and other fruits is highly recommended in order to protect the body from these free radicals.

Following the benefits of watermelon for health, quoted from Healthline, Saturday (30/1/2021).