The high water content of watermelon may help you stay hydrated, which is good for your overall health, and make you feel full.
There are many nutrients in watermelon, including a lot of vitamins A and C. It also has lycopene and cucurbitacin E, which are antioxidants.
There are plant chemicals in watermelon that may help fight some types of cancer. However, more studies are needed.
Watermelon may help keep your heart healthy by lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Lycopene and citrulline may do this.
There are chemicals in watermelon that may help reduce inflammation, which is linked to many illnesses when it gets too high.
Because it is an antioxidant and fights inflammation, lycopene may help prevent AMD. Still, more research needs to be done.
The citrulline in watermelon might help you work out better and feel less sore afterward.
Several of the nutrients in watermelon are good for your hair and skin, but more research needs to be done.