You may have heard your adults say to avoid drinking water for a while after eating watermelon. Is water really harmful after watermelon or is it just a mask? Read on to find out.
Watermelon is a favorite summer fruit and contains a lot of lycopene. It is a carotenoid that gives watermelon a red color. It is an effective antioxidant with tremendous health benefits. It flushes and detoxifies the free-radicals present in the body and thus, prevents cell damage. This juicy fruit is also rich in thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, choline and betaine.