About Watermelon and Benefits Watermelon is vines from the half-desert region in southern Africa. This plant is a species with a pumpkin (Cucurbitaceae), melon (Cucumis melo) and cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Commonly harvested watermelon fruit to be eaten fresh or made juice. Watermelon seeds are dried and their contents can also be eaten roasted as watermelon seeds. Water melon fruit has a tough skin,dark green or light green with dark green lines, Depending on the cultivar,This plant is fairly resistant to drought, especially if they have already entered a period of fruit formation. According to the researchers, the fruit is harvested the first time 5000 years ago in Egypt and according to ancestral beliefs, the fruit is used for the burial of kings so that they get nutrition spirits in the afterlife One of the benefits of watermelon fruit is that it can help for those who are on a diet. Watermelon is a fruit that is free from fat. Levels of sugar in watermelon is also limited, but has abundant water content. Watermelon fruit has potassium and water content in high numbers. Water content and potassium can help to counteract the blood pressure. In addition, the benefits of watermelon fruit can also strengthen the heart and strengthen the immune system because of watermelon also contain antioxidants and vitamin C. Many opinion stating that the watermelon able to fight cancer. That is because watermelon contains lycopene which is a carotenoid substance. Substance lycopene is very strong to fight cancer. Cancer disease that attacks humans can occur due to free radicals, pollution, negative thoughts, poor diet, and the immune system. Substance lycopene from watermelon can overcome these attacks. In addition to anti-cancer, substance lycopene in watermelon can also make a face seemingly fresh, glowing and looking youthful. Watermelon can meet the requirement of vitamin C to the body as vitamin C in melon fruit is very high. Watermelon can help maintain eye health because it has a content of provitamin A. Watermelon is good for people who have high cholesterol because it can reduce the fruit and helps remove cholesterol from the human body. Watermelon is very good for preventing and treating heart disease. So for those of you who suffer a heart attack, try to eat watermelon on a daily basis.