Watermelon and melon have many beneficial properties, in particular, they prevent the development of cancer. About this in conversation with News.ru said nutritionist Elena Solomatina.
According to the expert, watermelon contains a lot of water, the amino acid citrulline, which preserves muscle mass, potassium, and the antioxidant lycopene, which prevents the development of cancer.
The melon contains more vitamin C, which supports the immune system, the nutritionist continued, as well as beta-carotene, “which protects against cardiovascular diseases and oncology.”
Chef Dmitry Tabakov in conversation with “Tsargrad” noted that watermelon can be eaten not only in its raw form. The fruit can be canned or made from the pulp into a smoothie.
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