Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus
It is a one-year creeping plant native to Africa and the sweet fruit of this plant. Vertically
Watermelons grown in almost every region in our country, respectively Aegean, Mediterranean,
It is produced in Southeast and Marmara Regions. The highest production by province
Adana, Antalya, Izmir and Diyarbakir.
It is a fruit that contains more than 90% water and is sweet but not high calorie.
Although it contains dietary fiber, it protects the digestive system because it is very juicy. Heart and
Circulatory system is beneficial to health and blood pressure reducing effect.
Watermelon is a fruit with high vitamin A, potassium mineral and low fiber content.
In terms of nutritional value;
Energy: 30 kcal
Carbohydrate: 7.5 g
Protein: 0.6 g
Oil: 0.1 g
Fiber: 0.4 g.
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