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Melon – Watermelon Seedless | 1/4 or 1/2 or Whole

$7.00$28.00

$1.79 per 100g

 

100% Australian Grown Watermelon

Available as:

– 1/4 melon 2kg

– 1/2 watermelon av. wt. 4kg

– Whole av. wt. 8kg

Description

Watermelon, scientifically known as Citrullus lanatus, belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes cucumbers, pumpkins, and squash. It typically has a thick green rind with light and dark green stripes, encasing juicy, bright red flesh dotted with black seeds (though seedless varieties are also common). The flesh is crisp and succulent with a sweet, mildly fruity flavor. Nutrition Information (per 100 grams of raw watermelon flesh):

  • Calories: 30
  • Water: 91%
  • Carbohydrates: 7.6 grams
  • Sugars: 6.2 grams
  • Fiber: 0.4 grams
  • Protein: 0.6 grams
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
Watermelon is also a good source of essential vitamins and minerals:
  • Vitamin C: 8.1 mg (14% of the Daily Value)
  • Vitamin A: 569 IU (11% of the Daily Value)
  • Potassium: 112 mg (3% of the Daily Value)
  • Magnesium: 10 mg (3% of the Daily Value)
Health Benefits:
  1. Hydration: With its high water content, watermelon is excellent for staying hydrated, especially during hot weather or after exercise.
  2. Antioxidants: Watermelon contains antioxidants like lycopene, which may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases and protect against cellular damage.
  3. Heart Health: The potassium and magnesium in watermelon are beneficial for heart health, helping to regulate blood pressure and maintain proper heart function.
  4. Eye Health: The vitamin A content in watermelon supports eye health and may help prevent age-related macular degeneration.
  5. Digestive Health: The fiber in watermelon aids in digestion and promotes regularity.
Despite its sweet taste, watermelon has a relatively low calorie content, making it a refreshing and guilt-free snack option. It's versatile and can be enjoyed on its own, added to fruit salads, or blended into smoothies. However, it's essential to consume it in moderation, as excessive intake can lead to an imbalance in blood sugar levels due to its natural sugar content.

Melon – Watermelon Seedless | 1/4 or 1/2 or Whole

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