Melons for a Strong Body!

by Niki Kefala

Melons are the perfect choice for a summer full of taste under the hot sun. With just 64 calories you have nothing to worry about your silhouette, so the beach is waiting for you, without any excuse.

‘Moreover, melons are high in essential vitamins and minerals and they contain almost no fat. Perfect don’t you think? Try to eat them before summer is over because their season is now’.

The secret of lycopene

Melon is a good source of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that may help prevent cell damage. Who doesn’t want that? Another reason to put lycopene in your body is that the consumption of this antioxidant has been linked to reduced rates of certain cancers and a reduced risk of heart attack.

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Melon and orange juice
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Melon cake

My vitamins C and A please!

We all know the benefits of Vitamin C for a great health and skin without wrinkles. It is an antioxidant vitamin that plays an important role in the growth and maintenance of all tissues in your body. It’s the perfect way of healing and repair bones and teeth, so don’t forget to take your vitamins C. On the other hand vitamin A it is also important for healthy teeth, skin and bones and very helpful to the vision system.

The power of potassium

Potassium is an important mineral in the maintenance of heart health and melons is the fruit that you can found it in abundance. Consuming adequate amounts of potassium in your diet may lower blood pressure and reduce the impact of high-sodium foods.

Do you need more reasons to incorporate melons as part of your healthy diet? I think you know the answer to this question.

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