Nutrition

LOVE WATERMELON? YOU’LL LOVE AQUAMELON WATER!

In July, I wrote about Tsamma juice, a watermelon-based drink that aimed to finally put watermelon juice on the fruit juice map. Today, I’m excited to announce yet another refreshing option called AquaMelon Water. The drink was created by Desmond Williams, a business administration graduate student at the University of…

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Nutrition, Recipes

MY ATTEMPT AT MAKING WATERMELON JERKY

Have you noticed that as you get older, your Christmas gifts tend to get less and less memorable? Oh, sure, there are a few standouts from adulthood, like in 2001 when I received my very first MP3 player (which held a whopping total of 30 songs!). Last Christmas featured another…

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General, Nutrition

TSAMMA WATERMELON JUICE HAS ARRIVED!

I’m a juice fan. Apple juice, orange juice, grapefruit juice, you name it. As a watermelon lover, however, I’m a little frustrated by the lack of watermelon juices on the market. Oh sure, you’ll find watermelon-flavored beverages out there, but many of them only taste like watermelon, and are loaded…

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Nutrition

HOW HYDRATED ARE YOU?

You can’t spell “watermelon” without “water.” You can’t create a watermelon without water, either. At 92 percent water, watermelon boasts a refreshingly high water content, and it’s also rich in vitamins and antioxidants, making it a natural power drink. From daily adequate intake to replenishing the body after a workout,…

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Nutrition, Recipes

RECIPE: WATERMELON POMEGRANATE TOSSED SALAD

There are super foods (foods packed with health benefits), and then there are superhero foods, which are usually recipes made with one or more super foods. This Watermelon Pomegranate Tossed Salad is one of those superheroes. According to the National Watermelon Promotion Board website, this salad is also known as…

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