A woman needs some extra while she is pregnant, this is the crucial period for her as the life of the child is in danger if she eats any thing wrong, so it has been said that pregnant women should eat fruits as much as she can, because they are seasonal, easy to digest. Watermelon is a fruit, that we get in the summer, it has 90% of the water in it, it is good in taste also, and it gives the feeling of fullness easily, it has the vitamin A, B6 and other nutrients that requires by the body, here are some of the health benefits of the watermelon for a pregnant lady.
1. Heart Burn
There are many changes in the body of a lady when she is pregnant, the medium of the food becomes acidic easily and that sometimes, bumping out from the body and cause the hurt burn or uneasiness, so we should always eat the water melon, it has the cooling properties and make the acidic medium of the food to the base, it also digests undigested food of the body (1).
2. Swelling In The Body
Hormonal changes in the body, sometime block the veins of the body during pregnancy, normally this problem is knows as adema, but you should not to worry about it, as we eat the watermelon the water content in it, remove the block of the blood vessels and remove the swelling of the food and hand area (2).
3. Remove Toxics
During pregnancy we want to eat more food and that should be tasty, so there are chances that there would be toxics formed inside the body, so you need to eat the watermelon as the water will mix with the toxic and then dilute it and remove it from the body easily (3).
While pregnancy our digestive system become bad and it is not able to digest water easily and our body needs water, so that it will be hydrated throughout the day, so watermelon is the best way to be hydrated as the water in it is easy to digest and it is easily consume by the body (4).
5. Pigmentation Of Skin
Due to improper digestion problems and blood is sometime gets contaminated and that causes the pigmentation to the skin and rashes to that area causes irritation during pregnancy, so we should eat the watermelon that will increase the metabolism rate of the body and soothe our stomach and removes the pigmentation (5).
6. Boost Immunity System
We need to be extra cautious and our immunity system should be good because the child and the mother is prone to disease, Watermelon has the lycopene in it, due to this the watermelon has the red color and this will increase the immunity system of the body, it has the antioxidants in it that is good for the blood as it will carry more oxygen to the white blood cells and these cells fights with the diseases (6).
This is the common problem of ladies during pregnancy, due to less amount of the physical activities and sit to only single place during the last weeks of the pregnancy cause constipation, so you should eat watermelons because it has the fiber and water in it, that will make the bowel soft and water will lubricant the passage of the stool and you will have any problem related to the constipation (7).