Rocky Ford Watermelon
90% Water. 100% Sweet & Refreshing.
Scientists believe the watermelon originated in tropical Africa, although it was found cultivated in Italy, India and Southern Asia. Europeans introduced the watermelon into America. Watermelon comes in many varieties, sizes, shapes and colors and is about ninety percent water and the pulp is sweet. To learn more about watermelon, please visit our friends at the National Watermelon Association.
Healthy and Good for You
Just like cantaloupe, watermelon is loaded with nutrition, including antioxidant Vitamins A and C which improve the body’s immune system in defending against infections, viruses and harmful free radicals. Plus, watermelon is high in Vitamin B6 found in watermelon helps the immune system produce antibodies. Antibodies are needed to fight many diseases. Vitamin B6, which maintains normal nerve function and enhanced formation of red blood cells. Last, besides just being sweet and fun to eat, watermelon is a good source of potassium, necessary for cellular water balance and improved muscle recovery. To learn more about the health benefits of watermelon, please visit:
National Watermelon Promotion Board
World’s Healthiest Foods