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Watermelon, more than water and sugar

Photo by Molly Aiudi

Whether you are at a picnic, the pool, the beach or just at home barbecuing, watermelon is the go-to for a delicious refreshing treat. Even my furry little beagle, Pebbles, enjoys this juicy fruit.

There is often a misconception that watermelon is just a ton of water and sugar, with little or no nutritional value —possibly because watermelon is made up of approximately 92 percent water. But that means that watermelon is great for hydration —  and it has many other health benefits as well.

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