Seedless, each weight around: 12 lb-15Lb, sold in single, not by weight
Notice: the watermelon species and origin may vary due to different batch
Watermelon is a surprisingly healthy fruit. It has high water content and also delivers many other important nutrients, including lycopene and vitamin C.
Watermelon has high water content. This makes it hydrating and helps you feel full.
One cup (154 grams) of watermelon has many other nutrients as well, including these vitamins and minerals:
- Vitamin C: 21% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
- Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI
- Potassium: 5% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 4% of the RDI
- Vitamins B1, B5, and B6: 3% of the RDI
Watermelon is also high in carotenoids, including beta-carotene and lycopene. Plus, it has citrulline, an important amino acid.
Watermelon is a low-calorie fruit high in some nutrients, especially carotenoids, vitamin C and cucurbitacin E.
Some compounds in watermelon, including cucurbitacin E and lycopene, have been studied for their potential to prevent cancer, though study results are mixed
Watermelon has several heart-healthy components, including lycopene, citrulline, and other vitamins and minerals.
Lycopene and vitamin C are anti-inflammatory antioxidants found in watermelon. Inflammation is linked to many chronic diseases.
Lycopene may help keep eyes healthy and protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD) thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Watermelon juice has some potential as a recovery beverage after exercise. Citrulline may be partially responsible for its effect on easing muscle soreness.
Several nutrients in watermelon are good for your hair and skin. Some help keep skin supple while others protect against sunburn.
Fiber and water are important for healthy digestion. Watermelon contains both.