Enough is enough: how to eat watermelon and to whom they are forbidden

End of summer is traditionally called the "season of the watermelons", because it was during this period in the markets there is a lot of delicious and juicy berries that are so and you want to eat. And very rarely anybody thinks about the fact that watermelons can be hazardous to health. It is not about the impact of harmful additives that are "stuffed" berries, so they quickly grew, and on the common the contraindications inherent in almost any food.

In this article we want to tell you how to eat melons, to avoid unpleasant consequences, and who use this berry, it should be abandoned.

Enough is enough: how to eat watermelon and to whom they are forbidden

To the question about who can eat watermelon, and who does not, said the doctor-the therapist of the highest category, head of the therapeutic Department of the clinical diagnostic center "Medincenter" Olga Sahakyan. According to him, the use of this berry in reasonable limits does not cause any side effects, but if this rule be broken, there may be a problem.

Enough is enough: how to eat watermelon and to whom they are forbidden

As a rule, unpleasant symptoms from eating watermelon seen in people with urolithiasis, prostatic adenoma, and the presence of postoperative adhesion processes.

In addition, to control the amount of watermelon should patients with heart disease, especially those that are accompanied by swelling and fluid retention. It is not necessary to lean on this berry and people with disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract. In their case, excessive consumption of watermelon can lead to bloating, diarrhea and nausea.

Enough is enough: how to eat watermelon and to whom they are forbidden

If a person is observed an increased content of potassium in the blood or severe hyperkalemia, the amount of watermelon they shall be no more than 150 grams per day. For the average healthy person the norm is up to 0.5 kg of watermelon a day, but it's best to break it up into smaller portions, and not eat all at once.

Also, the doctor recommends not to mix watermelon with other foods and if you experience any unpleasant symptoms (diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, and so on) to use drugs.

Enough is enough: how to eat watermelon and to whom they are forbidden

But no need to be afraid of watermelon! I want to remind you that this berry has many beneficial properties. Due to the large number of b vitamins in the composition, watermelon helps to increase intelligence. Antioxidants improve immunity and reduce the risk of cancer.

As watermelon by 91.5% water, it will help to avoid dehydration of the body. A nice bonus is that this berry is perfectly nourishes, but contains only 46 calories per 100 grams, and hence is suitable for use on a diet.

But the watermelon is really beneficial, you need to know how to choose. About how to do it, we told earlier. Now you finally understand, why on it to knock, and how to distinguish "boys" from "girls."

Do you like watermelons? Confess, how many watermelons managed to eat during this season?

Keywords: Watermelon | Disease | Summer | Body | Food | Tips

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