Why Should you Eat Water Melon? atip November 19, 2015 FRUITS, HEALTH WATER MELON IS RICH IN LYCOPENE Lycopene from the neo-Latin lycopersicum, the tomato species, is a bright red carotene and carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots. Water melon is rich in lycopene which has been shown in many studies to be protective against a growing list pf cancers. Lycopene also protects the body system from heart diseases, and processes the DNA inside the White blood cells Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Tweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on Pinterest Share Share on Linkedin Share Share on Digg Share Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.