Its summer time!!!

Watermelon is more nutritionally sound than we thought.

Watermelon is more nutritionally sound than we thought.

It is time for outdoor living, picnics, back yard barbecues. And time for watermelon.

Whether you like to eat it from the skin or make water melon balls, most people will agree that water melon is refreshing, especially when the temperature outside starts to rise.

Watermelon is actually more than a refreshing summer fruit. All fruits have some great nutritional benefits, and watermelon is no exception. This is an excellent example of how you can use simple everyday fruits to enhance your healthy lifestyle.

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Here are some nutrition facts about WATERMELON.

  • One wedge of watermelon can contain up to 22 grams of carbohydrates.

Carbs are necessary for energy. But in fruits, they are not empty carbs.

  • That same quantity of watermelon,  yields about 22 grams of sugar.

So it is a healthy way to curb that sweet tooth.

  • It will also provide 33% of your daily requirement of Vitamin A, and 39% of your Vitamin C requirement. These anti-oxidants help to neutralize free radicals, and prevent against chronic diseases such as stroke, and heart attack. Look here for more anti-oxidant protection. 
  • It is said that watermelon has noticeable amounts of most vitamins and minerals. Including manganese, magnesium, and Potassium.
  • The color of watermelon is a clue that it contains beta-carotene, which helps to prevent cancer.
  • Watermelon contains citrulline. This is a powerful amino acid. Your body converts it to arginine, which is very helpful for blood flow and cardio-vascular health.
  • Watermelon has high water content, and this gives it fat burning potential.
  • The high fiber content in watermelon and adequate protein content, ensures that those calories are used up efficiently.
  • I believe that we don’t really have to get all bogged down with the details. If we eat these healthy fruits and vegetables, the body will do what is necessary to assist us in our quest for a healthy lifestyle

 

Watermelon has a beautiful flavor ,that can enhance your cocktails.

Watermelon has a beautiful flavor ,that can enhance your cocktails.

So go ahead and enjoy your watermelon this summer, knowing that it is good for you.

 

Here are some exciting ways to use water melon.

The color says lycopene

watermelon balls

Watermelon popsicles .Another fun way to eat the nutritious fruit.

Watermelon popsicles .Another fun way to eat the nutritious fruit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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