Weight: piece 6 - 8 kg
A bit sweeter that its red-fleshed cousin, but just as juicy and thirst quenching. Yellow watermelon, available in both seeded and seedless varieties, not only adds brightness to your sweet salad, but also nutrients that protect your body from illness.
Health benefits :
Low-Calorie Goodness: If you're trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, yellow watermelon is a good choice. A 1-cup serving of the yellow fruit contains just 46 calories
Source of Calories: The majority of the calories in the yellow watermelon come from its carbohydrate content. Carbs are the body's primary and preferred source of energy.
Good For You Nutrients: The yellow watermelon is a good source of vitamin A and vitamin C, meeting 18 percent of the daily value for vitamin A and 21 percent of the daily value for vitamin C.
Calorie Count: 46 Cal. in one cup of diced watermelon- 920 Cal. in one whole watermelon
Ways to enjoy:
Purée watermelon, cantaloupe and kiwi together. Swirl in a little plain yogurt and serve as refreshing cold soup.
In Asian countries, roasted watermelon seeds are either seasoned and eaten as a snack food or ground up into cereal and used to make bread.
Watermelon mixed with thinly sliced red onion, salt and black pepper makes a great summer salad.
Watermelon is a wonderful addition to fruit salad.
How to store
- Refrigerate for up to 3 whole weeks *if unopened
- Store at room temperature (Above 24C) for up to 5 days *If unopened
- If the watermelon has already been cut, it should be okay in the fridge for 3 or 4 days. While it's in there, keep it in a container (if it's cubed) or place plastic wrap over the exposed edge.