Watermelon… It’s the berries!

Watermelon offers lots of beta-carotene and another antioxidant, vitamin C. Besides helping lycopene to ward off cancer, these vitamins also battle heart disease, arthritis, and asthma.

As regular readers know I am a big fan of watermelon. You can read further here:
How healthy is watermelon?
Dr. Oz on eating watermelon

Drinking a watermelon
Vita Mix Watermelon sorbet recipe


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Who would have thought the common watermelon is a berry? Botanists call its fruit a pepo, a special kind of berry with a thick rind and fleshy center.

Like other berries we love, the watermelon is packed with goodness. It has the most nutrition per calorie of any common food. Click the link for the latest info.

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