The importance of vitamins A, B and C cannot be over emphasised for they play vital roles in body metabolism. Vitamin A is important for the eye health, vitamin B6 is important in the formation of antibodies, which aids the bodies immune system, helping us fight infections and remain in good health. It is also a big factor in the normal functions of the nerves. Vitamin C is present in almost all fruits including watermelon. Vitamin C boost the immune system and inhibit some free radicals that promote ageing. C vitamin is also required for the blood and maintenance of the gum. The three vitamins mentioned above are present to appreciable level on watermelon.
The most important nutrient in the body is the chief content of water melon and that is WATER itself. For this reason consumption of water melon is diuretic I, it also contains the amino acid citrulline, a precursor of arginine. Arginine aid the cardio vascular system and cause the flow to normalise, this is the anti hypertensive effect of water melon and why doctors recommend it to hypertensive patients.
Arginine causes verso dilation that is relaxes the muscles of the blood vessels thereby causing anti hypertensive effect. Recent research shows that water melon contains some anti oxidants which inhibits the deposition of fat in the body hence it also prevent obesity. VERY LOW IN CALORIE. If you want to cut down your calorie intake, concentrate on water melon.
Consuming 100 grams of water melon actually meant you have only consumed 2 grams of calories, 4 grams vitamins and minerals 92 grams of water. YOU should not be surprised that doctors also recommend it to diabetic patients. Having set out the essential goodness contained in watermelon, now lets move how we can actually grow it and make money from it. Now the next part of this article is the part where we actually get down to produce water melon make e bokuu berekete.

By elyjay

Elyjay (Adams Odurinde) was born into farming at Mushin, Lagos State. His experience in poultry starts in 1966 at the very plot that is now number 64 Ladipo Street, Mushin. ElyJay's exposure to farming at a very early age started his deep passion for farming, which was nurtured when he study Tropical agriculture at Lagos State Polytechnic. Still actively engaged in farming, his hobbies includes reading and writing hence the blogging about farming for Haba Naija.