Watermelon Lemonade

Why it’s good for you.

Watermelon

Fights Cancer – Contains lycopene which is one of the best antioxidants to fight against cancer.  L-citrulline, an amino acid helps against muscle pain, in which some cancers patients experience.

Great source of Vitaminsthiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, choline, lycopene, and betaine

Hydration92% water and full of electrolytes

Helps with muscle soreness Contains amino acid L-citrulline which helps reduce muscle soreness and helps for faster recovery after exercise.

Alkaline Ph in Body

Green Apple

Antioxidants – vitamin C, flavonoids neutralize harmful free radicals.  Cyanidin and epicatechin protect cells from oxidative damage which can reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

Lemons

Immunity Health­ – vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper,  calcium, iron,  magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus and protein.

Fights Cancer – destroys carcinogenic cells in 12 different types of cancers.

Caution: Too much Potassium can cause hyperkalemia which causes an abnormal heart rhythm.  Watermelon contains a good amount of potassium.

High vitamin C in watermelon may cause diarrhea or gastrointestinal discomfort.


How to make Watermelon Lemonade:

2 = 5 cups or 40 oz.                                                Watermelon

4 Medium = 2 cups or 16 oz.                               Green Apples

4-6 = 1 cup or 8 oz.                                                Lemons

Makes 2, 32 or 64 oz.

Drink as a treat throughout the day!


 

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266886.phphttp://www.well-beingsecrets.com/health-benefits-of-watermelon  

http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/health-benefits-granny-smith-apples-3334.html/ 

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266886.php

 

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