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7 Healthy and Amazing Benefits of Watermelon Seeds

Shivam Dwivedi
Shivam Dwivedi

Watermelon is one of the fruits that contains 92 percent of water. Watermelon is good for hydrating our body because it contains vitamin A, C, and potassium, zinc, fat and calorie. Apart from the benefits of watermelon, did you know its black seeds have some magical nutrient properties? But before we eat watermelon seeds, we should peel the seeds. 

Surprising Benefits of Watermelon Seeds: 

As watermelon seeds are rich of iron, potassium, vitamin, essential fatty acids and calorie that are important for our body. Some surprising benefits are explained below: 

1. Controls Our Blood Pressure:

  • Presence of Protein in watermelon seeds contains several amino acid. Arginin, one of amino acid, is very important for controlling our blood pressure and healing coronary heart disease. The other amino acids in watermelon seeds include glutamate acid, tryptophan and lisin. 

  • Magnesium is the most dominating mineral of watermelon seeds. It has essential function for our health, especially for our heart because it controls our blood pressure as well as the carbohydrate metabolism in our body which directly impact blood sugar levels. 

2. Good for Skin Health: 

  • Presence of lisin amino acid in watermelon seeds is essential for the formation of collagen in our body to keep our skin healthy and prevent us from early aging. The sprouted seeds of Watermelon help to cleanse your skin as it is full of vitamin C, antioxidants etc. 

  • These seeds are also useful in cases like eczema and other skin conditions where your skin is dry and itchy as it act as a moisturizer for your dull, dry skin.

  • Due to the presence of Zinc in the seeds, it can slow down the aging process because of its ability of protein synthesis, cell division, and repair.

3. Promotes Hair Growth:

  • Watermelon seeds are good for promoting and strengthening hair growth since they contain copper. 

  • These seeds are full of proteins, iron, magnesium, zinc, and copper which are known to improve the quality of your hairs. Presence of manganese in these seeds help to prevent hair fall and damage.

4. Treats Coronary Heart Disease: 

  • Watermelon seeds are claimed as part of coronary heart disease medication. Protein in watermelon seeds consist of several components and various amino acid. The amino acid is essential for healing coronary heart disease.

  • Watermelon seeds are good source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Many Studies suggested that these good fats are useful in protecting against heart attack, stroke. 

  • These seeds also act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and vasodilator (widening of blood vessels) that is a probable reason for its usefulness in a healthy heart. Iron that it supplies is also vital in carrying oxygenated blood in the whole body. 

5. Prevention of Osteoporosis: 

Watermelon seeds help in prevention of bone disorders and problem of osteoporosis as they are rich in magnesium, copper and potassium. Therefore, try to include seeds if you are having weak bones and conditions like osteoporosis.

6. Supports nervous system: 

Watermelon seeds are proven effective as they are the rich source of vitamin B which helps to keep your brain and nervous system healthy. It is also useful in mood disorders, dementia. Apart from this, its seeds are essential for building the strength of our memory. 

Improves Our Digestive System:

Watermelon seeds are rich in vitamin B and fiber. Our body requires vitamin B to convert our food intake into energy. The most vitamin B found in watermelon seeds is niacin which is essential for keeping our digestive system in healthy state. 

Watermelon brings numerous benefits for our health. We can eat them directly together with the fruit or we can eat them in the form of seeds processed food. You can also eat them as a snack whenever you feel hungry, it will keep you energized for a longer duration. 

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