Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Watermelon: A complete guide

by skating tomato (follow)
www.skatingtomato.com
Nutrition (268)      Healthy Foods (75)     
Behind its sweet, pink, picture-perfect facade, watermelon has come to the fore as an impressively nutritionally dense and healthy addition to any diet.

Though not widely known, the whole of the watermelon can be eaten - rind, seeds and all!

courtesy of Pexels


Health benefits
Rich source of vitamin A which boosts skin health.
Rich source of vitamin C, protecting your body from harmful free radicals.
Good source of vitamin B6 aiding the immune system.
Good source of potassium linked to reduced blood pressure.
92% water so incredibly thirst quenching and hydrating.

courtesy of Pixabay


How to enjoy
Freshly cut slices.
Dice and throw through a colourful summer salad.
Blended for a refreshing and invigorating juice.
As a fruit kebob - cubed and paired with other fresh produce.

courtesy of Pixabay


For the juiciest, sweetest slices, choose a heavy, deep red coloured fruit. Once cut, refrigerate to store.

How do you enjoy watermelon? Share your favourite recipes and ideas with the community in the comments section!

#Nutrition
#Healthy Foods
I like this Article - 6
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by skating tomato
In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
7 likes
**Non-dairy milks** have taken centre stage over the past few years, and while this is brilliant new...
5 likes
As a follow on from our earlier article, ****, we explore the top five **in-travel** tips as recomme...
7 likes
With its **sweet, spicy, aromatic** embrace, cinnamon tea certainly isn't an **unattractive** additi...
10 likes
**Tahini** is often known for its place in making **hummus**, but there are many reasons to enjoy ta...
8 likes
**Maca**, a turnip-like root grown high in the mountains of **South America**, is another recent pla...
3 likes
view all articles by skating tomato
Articles by skating tomato on Other Hubs
3 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 43780
[ Submit a Comment ]
If you're feeling adventurous, try our Japanese Watermelon Salad for an Asian twist! http://www.skatingtomato.com/#!japanese-watermelon-salad/c0c7i
Trending Articles
Did you know if you are not exfoliating, your skin is not as healthy as it could be? Exfoliating ...
6 likes
Do you struggle with procrastination? If you are like the majority of people, the answer is probabl...
5 likes
Celery is a delicious crunchy vegetable that is unappetising when limp
5 likes
At times we are faced by challenges that rock the core of who we are, our values and what we represe...
5 likes
Did you know that 90% of the most common form of cervical cancer can be prevented through regular ce...
5 likes
Probiotics are the “good” microorganisms beneficial to our body that can be consumed through ferment...
5 likes
Measuring your waist is a quick, simple and powerful tool that you can do at home to help understand...
5 likes
Take control of your own health, to be the best and healthiest version of you in the new **Proactive...
9 likes
You planned on eating a few chips and now the entire bag is empty
4 likes
Categories
Nutrition (268)
Vegan (122)
Skin Care (100)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version