Aug 3 - Geezer's Blog - National Watermelon Day

posted by Dave Lehner - 

The Bottom Line: Delicious facts about watermelon!

The Full Story:

  • Watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable
  • You can eat watermelon rind and seeds
  • Watermelon juice can relieve muscle soreness
  • Not only does it quench your thirst, it can also quench inflammation that contributes to conditions like asthma, atherosclerosis, diabetes, colon cancer, and arthritis.
  • Over 1,200 varieties of watermelon are grown worldwide.
  • Watermelon is an ideal health food because it doesn’t contain any fat or cholesterol, is high in fiber and vitamins A & C and is a good source of potassium.
  • Pink watermelon is also a source of the potent carotenoid antioxidant, lycopene. These powerful antioxidants travel through the body neutralizing free radicals.
  • Early explorers used watermelons as canteens
National Watermelon Day

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