Watermelon are diverse, with over 1200 known varieties. The seeds may be red, white, black, pink, spotted or brown. Their thick, hard rinds range from pale to dark green and may be solid in colour or striped. Large and round or oblong, the juicy flesh also varies from pink to deep red, affecting a Watermelon’s sweetness. Often the deeper coloured the flesh, the sweeter the taste. Watermelon’s flesh contains about 6% sugar and it is comprised primarily of water.
Watermelon is rich in vitamins A, C, B6, B1 as well as potassium. Watermelon contains an amino acid known as L-citrulline which studies have shown can be beneficial in improving circulation by relaxing blood vessels which can aid in preventing post work out muscle fatigue if consumed prior to physical activity
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