While kids want great taste, you want to give them the vitamins, minerals, and fiber their growing bodies need. If you serve watermelon you can both be happy.
Watermelon is a fun, nutritious way to make sure active kids don't get dehydrated; it contains 92 percent water.
A two-cup serving of watermelon is an excellent source of vitamins A, B6, and C, and it provides 7 percent of the recommended daily value of potassium, with only 80 calories.
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Watermelon is fat-free and contains fiber. Its beautiful red color comes from all-natural lycopene, an antioxidant that can help keep kids' bodies healthy.
Watermelon can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and it's a wonderful snack for the whole family. Delicious on its own, watermelon is a fantastic ingredient in recipes too. Previously just a summertime treat, tasty watermelon is now available year-round.