TITLE

Watermelon, Summer's Antioxidant Splash

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, Sharon
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Aug2010, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
52465428

 

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