Wonderful Watermelon

Increasing the amount of fruit you eat can improve your diet, and watermelon can be a great choice. Right now you can get fresh watermelon at Macey’s.  Not only is watermelon delicious, but it has some amazing health benefits.

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Here are some great reasons to incorporate watermelon into your diet:

  • Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin A, which helps maintain eye health and acts as an antioxidant; vitamin C, which strengthens immunity, heals wounds and prevents cell damage; and vitamin B6 which helps in brain function and converting protein into energy.
  • Watermelon has the highest concentration of lycopene of any fresh fruit or vegetable.  Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight heart disease and several types of cancer.
  • Watermelon is a great source of potassium which helps in muscle and nerve function.

Mix it in a fruit salad or eat on its own, this is one tasty and healthy fruit your whole family will love!

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