Fresh watermelon is certified by the American Heart Association’s “Heart Checkmark” program as being low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

Amino acid citrulline can help maintain blood flow within the heart and cardiovascular function. Watermelon is the primary source of citrulline in fruits and vegetables.

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While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease.

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Representing 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers nationwide, our goal is to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.


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Use the whole watermelon – flesh, juice and rind.

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