Watermelon is a native of Africa and a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes cantaloupe, squash and pumpkin.
Because of its usefulness as a source of potable liquid, watermelon made its way into Asia and the Mediterranean as caravans traveled north.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=142
Look for symmetrical watermelons without any flat sides. To determine is a watermelon is ripe, slap the side. If it resounds with a hollow thump, it`s a good indicator that it`s ready to eat.
Serving size: 1 cup(s)View Calorie Breakdown
Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1
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