Watermelon

 

Watermelon contains antioxidants and is a source of vitamin C, helping you to protect your cells, reduce the stress on your brain and feel good. Pick up a slice and you’ll be fresh all day long.

What nutrients in watermelon boosts mood?
  • Natural fruit sugars
  • Vitamin C
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Beta-carotene (antioxidant)
  • Lycopene (antioxidant)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top tip: A whole watermelon can be stored for a week at room temperature, but once chopped, pop watermelon in the fridge to last three days.

 
Prep
  • Chop
  • Toss
  • Grill
  • Freeze

Top tip: Make a simple sorbet with watermelon for freshness straight out of the freezer.

When Are They In Season?

Australian watermelon is available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup of diced watermelon (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

There are 1,200 varieties of watermelon!

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one cup of diced watermelon (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup of diced watermelon (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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