Forget lemonade, Beyonce drinks watermelon juice instead

She’s been drinking – watermelon.

Beyonce’s latest album might have been titled Lemonade, but it seems as if another fruit has stolen her attention.

Watermelon not only had a starring role in her hit song Drunk in Love, but now the juicy fruit also plays a shining part in her health regime.

The mother-of-one announced earlier this week that she has bought a large stake in WTRMLN WTR, a cold-pressed bottle of watermelon juice containing only three ingredients; watermelon rind and flesh and lemon juice.

“I invested in WTRMLN WTR because it’s the future of clean, natural hydration,” the star announced in a press release.

“This is more than an investment in a brand, it’s an investment in female leaders, fitness, American farmers, and the health of people and our planet.”

The fresh juice boasts only 3, mouth-watering ingredients.

The juice, which is referred to as a “sexy workout partner” and “bedroom friend”, promises to aid in the body’s muscular performance and recovery as it contains one third of your daily required dose of potassium – a mineral necessary for the function of all cells, tissues and organs.

The pink liquid also boasts ample amount of L-citrulline, an amino acid that aids in body’s cardiovascular health as well as lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that benefits respiratory health.

We understand why Beyonce loves this product! When you’re dancing as well as singing, the body sure needs some extra energy. Check out the Queen Bey do both with ease in the video player below! Post continues…

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Although fresh and healthy, Molly Kimball, a New Orleans-based dietician, has shared a particular health concern with Huffington Post about Bey’s new favourite beverage.

Whilst it’s true that the manufacturers add no artificial sugars into the product, a cup of watermelon in its juiced form still contains 12 grams of natural sugars. “And there’s not a lot of fiber in here to balance that out,” says the expert.

Sugar aside, the drink is lacking one very important electrolyte that is often lost in exercise; salt.

“The main electrolyte you’re losing during a sweaty workout is sodium.”

“If you’re losing a large volume of sweat during exercise, this [drink] won’t give you the sodium you need.”

The star, who admitted that she retains a vegan diet, has maintained a healthy figure throughout her career.

So what’s the takeaway?

Molly described WTRMLN WTR as a great option for those with a sweet tooth or a fab replacement for a fizzy drink.

She recommends pairing the juice with some protein such as nuts or a boiled egg in order to balance out the nutritional properties within the beverage, but not rely on it solely to replenish electrolytes lost in exercise.

We’re not sure about you, but after all of that we think these little juices would go very well on crushed ice with mint and vodka.

Just saying.

Don’t mind if we do!

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