Beets flush the liver, gallbladder and kidney's and move bile and sludge. They mobilize the liver like no other food and move gallstones, hardened bile, accumulations of cholesterol, calcified liver gravel and other waste products out of the body through the bile ducts and into the gastro-intestinal tract. In this way, these unwanted detoxification by-products can be expelled from the body. Beets rejuvenate the liver are anti-inflammatory, lower blood pressure and are heart healthy.
WaterMelons Contain the highest amount of Lycopene which is a carotenoid phytonutrient that is particularly important for our cardiovascular and bone health, even higher than tomatoes. Lycopene helps with the regression of cancer by targeting and interrupting cancer cell growth, apoptosis, carcinogen metabolism, and hormone regulation. Lycopene has also been shown to lower cholesterol.
WaterMelons also containCitrulline, an amino acid which is converted into arginine and the more arginine you have, the more your body can prevent excess accumulation of fat cells. Citrulline have been shown to help with smooth muscle relaxation, enhance anaerobic performance, and relieve muscle soreness. Watermelon and its high citrulline content beneficial for post-workout recovery, but it may also be good in pre-workout regimens since it allows for more intense training and faster recovery after each workout.
Together, Citrulline and Arginine help in the production of nitric oxide, which is a vasodilator, meaning that it helps relax and dilate your blood vessels. Arginine also improves glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity. Even better, the carotenoids present in watermelon help prevent the hardening of arteries and veins, thereby also helping reduce the risk of blood clots and atherosclerosis. Watermelons actually have a very abundant supply of both calcium and potassium, each of which contributes to helping flush out the toxins in the body’s kidneys. Calcium also aids in reducing the concentration of uric acid in the blood. Watermelon has both a rich water and fiber content, this juicy fruit easily helps promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract. Loaded with Vitamin C, WaterMelon provides immune support.