The Watermelon Health Facts

Written by Hannah Punitha, PG | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Oct 05, 2019
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Latest Publications and Research on The Watermelon Health Facts

Environ. Res.    

Effects of excessive impregnation, magnesium content, and pyrolysis temperature on MgO-coated watermelon rind biochar and its lead removal capacity.

Zhang J, Hou D, Shen Z, Jin F, O'Connor D, Pan S, Ok YS, Tsang DCW, Bolan NS, Alessi DS

MgO-coated watermelon rind biochar (MWRB) is a potentially highly-effective waste-derived material in environmental applications. This research aims t... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Strength Cond Res  2020 Jan 22  

Effects of Citrulline Supplementation on Exercise Performance in Humans: A Review of the Current Literature.

Gonzalez AM, Trexler ET

Gonzalez, AM and Trexler, ET. Effects of citrulline supplementation on exercise performance in humans: A review of the current literature. J Strength ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Nutr Metab Insights    

Impact of a 3-Month Anti-inflammatory Dietary Intervention Focusing on Watermelon on Body Habitus, Inflammation, and Metabolic Markers: A Pilot Study.

Wirth MD, Shivappa N, Khan S, Vyas S, Beresford L, Sofge J, Hébert JR

An anti-inflammatory dietary intervention called the Inflammation Management Intervention (IMAGINE) was adapted to emphasize watermelon due to its ant... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Complement Integr Med  2020 Jan 23  

In vitro and in vivo anti-diabetic activity of Citrullus colocynthis pulpy flesh with seeds hydro-ethanolic extract.

Ghauri AO, Ahmad S, Rehman T

Background Diabetes is the one of the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Traditionally phytotherapy is widely being used for diabetes treatment... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sci Rep    

Insecticidal activity and biochemical composition of Citrullus colocynthis, Cannabis indica and Artemisia argyi extracts against cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae L.).

Ahmed M, Peiwen Q, Gu Z, Liu Y, Sikandar A, Hussain D, Javeed A, Shafi J, Iqbal MF, An R, Guo H, Du Y, Wang W, Zhang Y, Ji M

Plant extracts contain many active compounds, which are tremendously fruitful for plant defence against several insect pests. The prime objectives of ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Watermelon, raw

The nutritional values of "Watermelon, raw" per 100 grams are:

Nutrition Summary
Total Calories 30
Protein 0.6 g
Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.6 g
NutrientsAmount%Daily Value
Calcium, Ca 7 mg 0.7 %
Copper, Cu 0.04 mg 2.1 %
Iron, Fe 0.24  mg 1.33 %
Magnesium, Mg 10 mg 2.5 %
Manganese, Mn 0.04 mg 1.9 %
Phosphorus, P 11 mg 1.1 %
Potassium, K 112  mg 3.2 %
Selenium, Se 0.4 mcg 0.57 %
Sodium, Na 1 mg 0.04 %
Zinc, Zn 0.1 mg 0.67 %
Vitamin A 569  IU 11.38 %
Vitamin C 8.1 mg 13.5 %
Vitamin B6 0.04 mg 2.25 %
Vitamin E 0.05 mg 0.17 %
Vitamin K 0.1  mcg 0.12 %
Riboflavin 0.02  mg 1.24 %
Thiamin 0.03 mg 2.2 %
Folate, DFE 3  mcg 0.75 %
Niacin 0.18  mg 0.89 %
Sugars 6.2 g
Fiber 0.4  g 1.6 %
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Water 91.45 g
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 303  mcg
Choline 4.1 mg
Lycopene 4532  mcg
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Data source: USDA Nutrient Database, R25
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

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Watermelons are a great source of electrolytes. These keep your body's pH and water levels at a good level.


ok this is so cool and hey im doin a report on this suject!!!


iTS wATer MELon SEason NOW..... U KNOW whAT im GONNa do..


Its real cool! Hope its as effective as described! I'm heading for water melon right now.....

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