Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 20, Issue 1,2022
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0263

Anemia and role of Watermelon seeds in its prevention: A Review


Unnati Pandya, Anjali Solanki, Arpi Shah, Nishita G Baxi

Recieved Date: 2021-10-10, Accepted Date: 2021-12-20


Our country is facing issues related disease like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, anemia etc. Amongst all anemia is one of the most prevalent disease faced by India and is a major public health issue. A few of supplements like jaggery, raisins, green leafy vegetables etc. have shown a beneficial effect on prevention and cure of anemia. Being such a major public health problem, it is still not completely studies. Supplementation of watermelon seed can have a beneficial effect on its etiology. Watermelon seeds are high in antioxidants and magnesium and help to improve immunity and maintenance of health. Apart from all these benefits they are also high in iron content. But their beneficial role in prevention and cure of iron deficiency anemia is yet not well known. A lot of research is required to study the role of watermelon seeds and its impact on anemia;


Watermelon seeds, antioxidant, sensory evaluation, anemia, nutrient, fiber

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2022
Volume: 20
Issue: 1
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 11-13

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