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Watermelon: A complete guide

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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