Watermelon stones were found during excavations of the ancient tombs of the pharaohs, images of watermelons exist on the walls of tombs, and mention of watermelons in medical ancient Egyptian papyrus, and in ancient Egyptian myths prove that they existed a long time ago. Then it began to be cultivated by the ancient Romans, Chinese, Arabs. Frutta Verde online store cares about its customers – here you can order the freshest and most delicious watermelons!
Watermelons have a high sugar content (glucose, fructose, sucrose) which are easily absorbed by the body – calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, and iron. Thanks to a rich selection of vitamins and other beneficial substances, watermelons are often used in pharmacology.
Eating watermelons in food has a beneficial effect on the whole body, and especially on the organs of the cardiovascular system, digestion, endocrine glands, and has a diuretic and choleretic effect.
The content of vitamins in a watermelon (per 100g of edible portion):
- Vitamin A – 0.10mg
- Vitamin B1 – 0.04 mg
- Vitamin B2 – 0.03 mg
- Vitamin – 0.24mg
- Vitamin B9 – 8.00 mcg