1. 6 Reasons Why You Should Never Throw Away Watermelon Rinds
I believe everyone loves the juicy watermelon in the hot summer days. Despite its delicious, refreshing taste, watermelons are abundant in healthy nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which can significantly improve your general health. Watermelons keep your body hydrated, cleanse all the toxic waste from the body etc. However, did you know that watermelon rinds also have numerous health benefits?
We generally throw them without knowing that this part of the fruit is rich in vitamins A, C and B6, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Red watermelons are abundant in lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant can protect you from numerous diseases. Furthermore, it has been proved that 95% of the nutritional value of watermelon is actually found in the rind.