Louisiana Harvest of the Month - Watermelon

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

Fun Facts About Watermelon!

  • Watermelons are related to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash.
  • Early voyagers used watermelon rinds as canteens.
  • Every part of the watermelon fruit is edible; the seeds can be roasted, and the rinds can be stir-fried, stewed or pickled.

Watermelon Goodness:

  • Low in calories.
  • Rich in lycopene, a beneficial phytochemical.
  • Excellent source of vitamins A and C.

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