Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C. It is also a very good source of vitamin A and vitamin B6. In addition, watermelon is a good source of thiamin, potassium and magnesium. Watermelon is rich in vitamin B necessary for energy production.
It has higher water content and lower calorie content than many other fruits. It is very rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene and zinc. It is rich source of the antioxidant called lycopene. Watermelon strength the immune system and help the body in fighting off infection.
Consumption of watermelon has been found to result in alleviation of the some of the symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Watermelon is associated with reducing the airway spasm that occurs in asthma. The beta carotene present in watermelon helps keep vision sharp, essentially at night. Watermelon has been linked with easing inflammation and preventing the occurrence of diabetes.