Monday, April 9, 2012
The Health Benefits of Watermelons
Watermelons are already in grocery stores and it won't be long till we can taste those delicious home-grown watermelons of summer.
Did you know that watermelon has amazing vitamin and mineral properties? The water in watermelon is not just water. At one time I thought it was. Scientists refer to the water in watermelon as "living water." It is a biological water that has participated in the chemical reactions of the living plant cells. These plant cells have went through thousands and possibly millions of chemical reactions.
In fact, the water is actually "plant serum." Some experts say that nothing is as helpful to a person's kidneys as is this serum that is the water inside of a watermelon.
Minerals such as potassium, iron and magnesium are in plentiful supply in watermelons. It has many vitamins, especially C, B6, B1 and folates.
"Living water" helps your kidneys to remove waste material and toxins. It helps any type of renal function. Here are some ailments that it benefits:
Early state kidney failure - symptoms are fluid retention and scany urine output.
Kidney stones and granules - melons have an amazing alkalizing ability and they assist in the dissolving of stones in the kidneys.
Urinary infections - the "living water" in watermelons has an alkalizing effect that stops bacteria from multilying.
Watermelons also help arthritis and gout by fighting uric acid.
So plan on eating plenty of watermelon this spring and summer. Hopefully, if enough is eaten, it will keep you healthy and get you through the winter months .