Watermelon Drink is the most refreshing, thirst-quenching drink you can make all summer long. It is a fruit juice that is not only delicious but also very nutritious with many health benefits. This watermelon drink is all-natural, low in calories, and high in antioxidants, electrolytes, and water, making it the perfect summer drink!
Why juice watermelon?
When juicing watermelon as opposed to eating it, you are breaking down the solids in advance for quicker absorption. Therefore, reaping all the benefits it naturally provides.
What are the Health Benefits to Drinking Watermelon!
Watermelon contains high levels of lycopene which is an antioxidant that helps protect and gives you younger-looking skin. The cherry red color comes from lycopene and studies show it may help curb your risk of cancer.
It also contains vitamins A, C, and potassium and is considered as a natural energy drink, because it also provides vitamin B6 and magnesium which helps boost our energy levels.
Plus, watermelon helps you hydrate. This is why drinking a watermelon drink is perfect to drink after a good marathon run!
Watermelon is also found to be helpful in healing wounds faster, as well as other skin problems. The fruit is packed with the amino acid citrulline, which the body converts to arginine.
Arginine speeds the delivery of white blood cells to injury sites, plus spurs the growth of new skin tissue. Study shows that these processes can help skin heal three-times faster.
Watermelon even helps improve our sleep at night by increasing our body’s levels of serotonin, making the brain less sensitive to noise.
So many good reasons why we should be eating and drinking watermelon.
It’s good for everyone!
After a day in the sun, or at the beach, a watermelon drink can be the perfect drink to serve family and friends. So refreshing, it’s amazing!
Best of all, only 34 calories per serving!
How to Make Watermelon Drink?
Simply place chunks of watermelon into your blender, puree into juice, then pour into a glass with ice and serve. A small glass of watermelon juice is all you need daily to stay a little healthier!
Enjoy and have a great day!
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Watermelon drink is the most refreshing, thirst-quenching drink you can make all summer long. It is a fruit juice that is not only delicious but also very nutritious with many health benefits.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
- 2 wedges of seedless watermelon, or watermelon (seeds removed)
- ice cubes
- slices of watermelon to garnish
- Cut the rind off the watermelon. Chop into chunks, discard any seeds.
- Place watermelon into a blender and blend on high speed until smooth.
- Place ice cubes into 2 glasses. Pour the watermelon juice over ice and garnish each glass with a slice of watermelon to decorate.
- Serves 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 34
It’s 88 degrees and very humid here in South Florida- I’m a big fan of watermelon juice but I like to add a little lemon or lime to ours to cut the sweetness. Such a healthy refreshing drink! thanks
You’re welcome! And Judee, we have a recipe for our fresh watermelon lemonade! here is the link: https://2sistersrecipes.com/fresh-watermelon-lemonade/
Enjoy and have a great day! 🙂
nothing nicer on a hot day than delish watermelon – so refreshing. We’ll have to wait another six months or so before we can get watermelon again here. And the rind is so useful too; pickled watermelon rind is a treat.
Hi Sherry, we agree!
But you know, we have never heard of pickled watermelon rind before…. how interesting… we will have to look into that. Thanks so much for stopping by!
This sounds so delicious and refreshing!
It’s a nice change from drinking ice tea! 🙂 Thanks so much, Susan!
Do you had a watermelon seed-spitting challenge as a kid? We were really permitted to spit something! What a senseless and entertaining action for the fourth of July or an excursion.
I didn't know that watermelon helps improve sleep! I need to eat gobs of it now! I love watermelon and even if it's not in season, I'll still pick it up in the market if it looks good. It's just such a natural sweet treat and I love it in a squeezed beverage! Have a great holiday weekend!
we didn't know either… hope you had a wonderful weekend.
This would be so much easier than eating it by the slice – love it! Have a wonderful holiday weekend 🙂
We agree! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
What I love drinking in summer is watermelon, the first time I read the article about watermelon and it's composition of arginine which might possibly help me and my husband to be more active in bed. In addition to this, I've also read from Dr. Mercola about how a big possibility that l-arginine supplement might really help too. His research are based from the Noble-prize winners Dr. Ignarro, Dr. Murad and Robert Furgotch that tackle about nitric oxide's benefits within our body.
Oh Thank you Diana! I am so glad you appreciate the benefits we mention in our post. I am a big fan of Dr.'s that write about wellness and health benefits with supplements. I've been reading some of Gary Null's books on wellness and how to live a long healthy life as well. Thank you for sharing your info about the l-arginine supplement and Dr, Mercola. I haven't read his book yet, but I would like to pick one up. Thanks again!
This is really the perfect drink for summer! And I love that it's so nutritious also!
I had no idea watermelon is so good for us!! Gorgeous pics!
Thanks Mary! Who knew ? right… We didn't know either until we did the research… and now we're glad that we did.