Apart from being so refreshing and hydrating in hot summer weather, watermelon has numerous health benefits.
They are full of beta-carotene (the bright pinky-red colour) which is converted into vitamin A in our bodies. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health and are also high in Vitamin C which is known to be an excellent immune booster and cancer fighter.
Watermelons can boost your energy levels as it contains Vitamin B6 which stimulates the production of dopamine in our brains and makes us feel good and relieves us from stress, fatigue and anxiety.
A good way to enjoy all the benefits of the watermelon and its seeds is to blend it up and make a smoothie.
1/4 large watermelon
3 sprigs of mint (Adjust to taste)
A few blocks of ice (to your taste)
Blend together and enjoy the refreshing and hydrating juice.
You can also freeze these into lollipops and let the kids enjoy these frozen delights.