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Let's know watermelone closer

24 July 2014 [10:21] - TODAY.AZ
By AzerNews

Summertime and to feeling is to eat watermelon. Can we get more benefit from a watermelon without inflicting harm on our body?

Watermelon is a delicious and healthy fruit that gives us great pleasure. Watermelon strengthens human's immune system. It also protects us against cancer among other benefits. It also contains the elements of a natural Viagra.

There is nothing better than watermelon to quenche one's thirst. But like any other product, excessive eating of watermelon can lead to undesirable consequences.

Watermelon is useful for gout, arthritis, atherosclerosis, gastritis, infective hepatitis, liver, gall bladder, hypertension, anemia, heart diseases, obesity and nosebleeds. Everything is good if you learn how to select and use it. The risk of buying a harmful watermelon with nitrates reduces gradually to the end of the August.

How to properly choose a watermelon?

It will be better to buy watermelon in late summer, as watermelons ripen naturally and there is no need for artificial technology. Choose a medium-sized watermelon. Avoid small and huge watermelons. The best option is a 4-5 kg watermelon. Signs of ripeness of a watermelon are as follows: Dry tail and bright side. It would be best if the spots on the side are yellow or orange.

How to eat watermelon?

Wash a watermelon with soap in warm water before cutting it. You do not know where it laid before. Do not keep a cut watermelon for a long time. keep it only one day in the refrigerator. Eat watermelon but know the measure!

Who should avoid eating watermelon?

Certainly, watermelon is a very beneficial fruit but eating it in large amounts is not advised to people with diabetes and nephrolithiasis. Do not eat watermelon together with marinated products, as salt retains fluid and may develop swelling.

Last week there was an outbreak of food poisoning in Sumgayit city believed to be caused by people eating of watermelon.

Those affected by the poisoning were taken to an area hospital. "It is not correct to state that a mass poisoning has taken place because of a watermelon. Some people become ill after eating watermelon but sometimes eating watermelon has nothing to do with an illness. People consume different products during a day including hot meals, cold snacks, watermelon, ice-cream and so on. Most people immediately refer to watermelon after being poisoned. They do not think that food poisoning may be due to other products," Head of the Department of Food Hygiene of the Republican Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Ministry of Health Imran Abdullayev said.

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