With a pandemic that is constantly changing, it’s critically important to stay informed. View our resources
Look for firm watermelon with a sweet smell, dull rind and dried stem. It should have a yellow underside where it grew on the ground. Avoid buying watermelon with cracks, soft spots or a white to light green color on the underside.
Seeds, even the black ones, are edible and can be toasted just like pumpkin seeds.
Watermelons often have deformed or discolored rinds. Check the inside to make sure they are still good before discarding.
Source: Save the Food
There are four main varieties of watermelon: allsweet, ice-box, seedless and yellow flesh.
a Watermelon helps you maintain good vision, fight infections and keep your skin healthy because it contains Vitamin A.
c Watermelon helps your body heal cuts and wounds and helps lower your risk of infection because it contains Vitamin C.
Click here for more information about watermelon.
Click here for a printable page with lots of info about melons including watermelon.