Watermelons Print

Watermelon or depending on the area of Bulgaria called karpuza, watermelon or melon field is the name of a type of cucurbits, and their fruit. According to the classification of fruit crops are vegetables. The fruit of watermelon is yagodoviden and has smooth bark (green or yellow) and a juicy, sweet, usually red interior. It is believed that originates from South Africa, where the species has the greatest genetic diversity. Root system reaches a depth of 2 m and 3 m diameter. The stem is Widespread in 3-4 skeletal branches which are pilosity.
Juicy watermelon is literally full of antioxidants. It is a source of vitamins C and A. Beta-carotene and lycopene in watermelon neutralize free radicals in the body. A portion of watermelon is able to provide up to 24 percent of your daily needs of vitamin C.
Minerals contained in the juice of watermelon are easily absorbed by the body. The juice is slightly alkaline in nature, which neutralizes the acid-forming foods. Watermelon is rich in electrolytes and water (about 92%), making it an excellent choice for hot summer days.