Watermelon, Summer's Antioxidant Splash

Palmer, Sharon
August 2010
Environmental Nutrition;Aug2010, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p8
The article focuses on the health benefits of eating watermelon. It notes that watermelon, a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, has the highest concentration of lycopene than any other fresh fruit or vegetable, and delivers more nutrients per calorie than many fruits. It also mentions that watermelons are sources of the antioxidants vitamin C, beta-carotene, and lycopene.


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