Watermelon’s red pulpy flesh contains the “mother of all antioxidants,” glutathione, which is known to help strengthen the immune system. It’s also high in vitamins C and A. As if that weren’t enough to convince you to eat more of this superfruit, among fruits and vegetables, watermelon has the highest concentration of lycopene, the powerful antioxidant that helps fight heart disease and cancer.
Let’s finish up the alphabet by showing you how to spice things up in the bedroom, treat your nails, and catch up on your Zzzs.
If you want to turn up the heat in the bedroom, try Maca powder – a root native to Peru. Incan warriors used the root in preparation for expeditions and battles to increase stamina and energy. While hopefully your love life is more expedition than battle, adding a half-teaspoon of Maca to smoothies or hot drinks can give your libido the boost it needs.
Y: Yellow Nails
If you hide your hands because of unsightly yellow nails, combining two supplements may be the trick you need to show off those digits. Try taking 1000 mg of vitamin E with 50 mg of zinc daily to get your nails white and healthy.
Z: Getting Your ZZZs
Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Here are three great ways to ensure you wake up feeling refreshed and restored.