August 3, 2016 william

Did You Know Watermelon Has Amazing Healthy Nutrients?

July is National Watermelon Month! How much do you know about this summery, sweet treat?

1.Is It A Fruit Or A Veggie?

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It’s both. Watermelon is related to cucumbers and squash.

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2.You Can Eat The Whole Thing

Both the seeds and rind are edible. The skin contains amino acids. Just chop up and put them in a blender with some lime and you’re in for a healthy treat. As for watermelon seeds, they contain iron, zinc, protein and fiber … and you won’t grow a watermelon in your tummy.

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3.It’s Mostly Water

Okay, you may have guessed this already. But, watermelon is more than 91% water.(Less than 10% is sugar.) It’s a tasty way to stay hydrated in the summer heat. The high moisture content can help regulate blood pressure and help you avoid muscle cramping.

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4.Some Watermelons Are Yellow

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There is a Yellow Crimson Watermelon. Its flesh is yellow and has a sweeter, more honey flavor to it.

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5.Watermelon Contains Both Anti-Inflammatories and Antioxidants.

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Beta Carotene aids in vision and eye related problems. But, it also helps boost the immune system with fighting colds and infections. Watermelon is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin A and magnesium.

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