Water melon is probably the best summer gift from nature. It is best to hydrate your body in the hot summers. Too much sweating leads to the loss of water and minerals from the body. Only water is not sufficient for the human body. There must be the proper intake of drinks that fulfill your body requirement for the minerals and other nutrients.
- It helps in the hydration of the body cells and flushes out toxins from the bladder, gall bladder and kidneys.
- Water melon is power packed with the lots of nutrients important for our body. It is probably the best soothing and thirst satisfying super food for summers.
- Water melon is a rich source of vitamin C and beta carotene. Vitamin C is very important for the body especially in summers. Beta carotene turns into vitamin A in the body.
- It is also packed with the lycopene. It has its specific bright red color due to the presence of lycopene in it. Lycopene is a major anti-oxidant which is associated with blood flow and healthy arteries.
- Water melon is good in providing vitamin B6 to human body. Vitamin B6 is a great hormone regulator.
- Its flesh carries high level of amino acid citrulline. Body made arginine from the citrulline which is another amino acid. It acts as a precursor to nitric oxide which plays an important role in the dilation of blood vessels and penile erection.
This nutritional value of water melon made it the perfect fruit and super food for the summers. We had a great recipe of water melon margarita which is sugar free and full of nutrients made it impeccable for summers.
Let’s have a look at the recipe.
Water Melon Margarita Sugar Free Drink
- Water melon fruit flesh without seeds 2 cups
- 2 lemons squeezed
- Ginger about one inch piece
- Raw honey
- Some water
- Glass pitcher
- Take 2 cups of water melon flesh without seeds and add in it the lemon juice freshly squeezed from limes.
- Mix honey and ginger in it.
- Blend the mixture for some time in the blender.
- Take the blended mixture and strain it properly.
- Add water stir well and serve with ice and lemon slice in the glass pitcher.
This drink is very refreshing, low in calorie and free from any added sugar. Enjoy it in hot summers.