5 Reasons Why You Must Include Muskmelons in Your Diet
Muskmelon, which is primarily ‘a water fruit’, should be an essential part of your summer diet plan.
Nutritionists recommend you should have an wholesome share of a muskmelon before stepping out in the sun. This reduces the chances of a heat stroke. This aromatic fruit comes packed with multiple health benefits.
Here’s a look at the top five reasons why you should be treating yourself to muskmelons more.
1. Boosts Your Immunity
In the excessive heat of the summer, our health is always precariously balanced. To ensure that we remain in the pink of our health, we must make sure that our immunity is in a perfect state. And this is where muskmelons come in handy.
2. Good for Your Stomach
It is often said that a healthy gut is the key to a healthy body. Muskmelon, with its immense fiber content ensures that you have a healthy gut.
She calls it a “high capacity food” which means that while it leaves you feeling full, it does so without messing up your calorie intake.
Hence, it also makes for a great weight loss aide.
4. Improves Heart Health
Don’t we all want that blood pumping organ of ours to be in great shape?
Muskmelon with its excessive potassium and vitamin C content works to keep your heart healthy.
And as we keep losing essential nutrients from the body through excessive sweating, the potassium in muskmelon helps maintain a stable electrolyte balance in the body by replenishing them.
Devgan explains that vitamin C cuts down the plaque in the arteries and prevents conditions like arteriosclerosis (the build-up of fats and cholesterol in the arteries).
Also Read : 10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong
5. Great for Your Skin
Apart from keeping your internal health in check, muskmelons even take care of your skin by keeping the toxins out of the body.
Amongst the fancy mangoes and the juicy lychee, the simpleton muskmelon, often gets overshadowed.
But now you know that there is more than meets the eye with this one, it’s time to go stock your pantry with it.
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