Watermelon-Facts, Health Benefits and Weightloss

watermelon is a fruit typical of summer, being able to provide, on hot days, fluid intake significantly. This fruit is constituted 95.3% share of water. In 100 grams there are not more than 16 calories.Pepenele inlicopen rich green. This substance has an antioxidant effect on cholesterol, prevents inflammation, and inhibits the formation of certain types of cancer cells.

Watermelon health benefits calories, why are negative calories good?

The term “negative calories” can be used just when we think of foods that require more calories to digest than they contain the combination of nutrients in their composition.

In reality, there is food with “negative calories”. In other words, calories used to extract nutrients are already taken into account in calculating the thermal effect of food. The latter typically consume about 10% of calories, but there are some foods for which can reach up to 20%.

The concept of “food poor” (Free Food).

This concept has been used traditionally to describe diabetic nutrition and foods with a low number of calories. “Poor food” includes, in fact, foods that have “negative calories” such as celery, cucumbers, lettuce, spinach, chicory, cabbage, mushrooms, onions, and other vegetables which are made mostly of water and dissolved nutrients.

Also, those who prefer fruits make the list “of foods that contain negative calories” watermelon, mango, and apples. However, be kept in mind that fruits have a high content of natural sugar.

Watermelon health benefits calories,why are bad negative calories?

The concept of “negative calories” had no supporting research and no definitive list of foods, hence the term was nice, quite innocent, and applied immediately.

Foods that have “negative calories” have been popular since the beginning of all those who struggled to lose weight so many diets were created based on them. Unfortunately, negative calorie diets were usually severely restricted in protein and other nutrients of major food groups.

Thus they arrived to lead to weight loss but many imbalances in the vitamins in the body.

Negative calorie foods – food does not add extra calories, but eat fat to be digested, leading to reduction of fat cells. Some nutritionists call them – anti-fat foods.

Negative calorie vegetables:

Onion, cucumber, beets, endive, black radish, carrot, cabbage, spinach, radishes, celery, zucchini, green beans, asparagus, cauliflower, broccoli.

Negative calorie fruit:

Pineapple, lemon, apple, grapefruit, oranges, strawberries, mango, raspberry, blueberry, watermelon.

Spices and seasonings with negative calories:

Garlic, pepper, tarragon, mint, basil, dill, sage, parsley, thyme, cloves.

Watermelon health benefits And Weight loss

Although watermelons are available all year, their season is summer, when the sweetest and best quality. Let them serve as such or as a beverage, salad, dessert or garnish you but the full benefits of both their health and weight, because watermelons are ideal for getting rid of extra pounds.

Nutrients in Watermelon

Eating watermelon is the best way to increase the body’s moisture level, while it provides them a lot of vitamins and nutrients.
Delicious Watermelon is a rich source of beta carotene which the body is converted into vitamin A, and vitamin B6, role in the formation of hemoglobin, the metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, and prevention of various nervous disorders and skin.

Red watermelon juice is a rich source of lycopene (natural pigment that gives color to red, found mainly in tomatoes, and other fruit or vegetable, like carrots, pink grapefruit, and papaya). Lycopene is an antioxidant found in nature, which helps in fighting heart disease or cancer.

Watermelon may be a good substitute for fruit such as oranges, which were thought to be the best source of vitamin C, which protect you from viral infections. Find such as 100 grams of watermelon provides us about 25% of the RDA for vitamin C, a powerful natural antioxidant.

In addition, watermelon is a good source of potassium, which helps control blood pressure and reduce stress. Also, eating watermelon is good for the health of people suffering from asthma, diabetes, colon cancer, and arthritis.

Lose Weight with Watermelon.

One of the best things about watermelon is that it contains no fat, no cholesterol, and is composed of 90% water. In terms of nutrition is low in calories (about 25 calories per 100 grams), the ideal choice for anyone looking for an easy way to lose weight.

To do this, eat one or two days a week exclusive watermelon, drinking alone or drinking a Pahath watermelon juice 3 to 5 times a day. Do not eat or drink anything except plain water or the spring. For detoxification, consume daily, at least one week per month for 2-3 months, two pounds of watermelon.

Watermelon Diet For A Week

Every day you eat for breakfast one or two slices of watermelon. Allowed and a cup of coffee or green tea, sweetened with honey. Also, you eat watermelon and a snack at 11:00 and 16:00. Below you will find some ideas for lunch and dinner.

Diet Plan

Day 1. Lunch: 50 g roast turkey or chicken, two slices of toast and 250 g tomato salad;
Dinner: A slice of toast, boiled rice 100 g and 100 g boiled beef.
Day 2. Lunch: 100 g dietary cheese, two slices of toast, and 250 g tomato salad;
Dinner: 150 g boiled, seasoned with lemon juice, and 100 g salad of any kind.
Day 3. Lunch: 100 g boiled chicken meat, 150 g pasta with tomato juice diet, and 50 g natural olive;
Dinner: 250 g fruit salad (watermelon, apple, peach, pineapple, and apricot).
Day 4. Lunch: soup, 150 g of chicken meat, and 100 g salad of any kind;
Dinner: 150 g boiled potatoes with some cheese and parsley.
Day 5. Lunch: 100 g dietary cheese, a slice of toast, and 200 g salad of tomatoes and cucumbers;
Dinner: 100 g yogurt diet, 30 g grain, and 150 g fruit salad.
Day 6. Lunch: two slices of toast, boiled chicken meat 100 g and 150 g green beans peas
Dinner: boiled egg, 50 g cheese, and 100 g olive natural diet.
Day 7. Lunch: 150 g fish fried or grilled vegetable salad and 100 g;
Dinner: 50 g dietary cheese, a slice of toast, and 150 g cabbage salad

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