Watermelon Seeds Health Benefits : Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus, family Cucurbitaceae) is a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from southern Africa. As an edible fruit, Watermelon is rich in nutrients, fiber, vitamins etc. While many folks enjoy this tasty fruit as a summertime treat, most have little interest in the seeds which are often […]
"Fruit seeds you can eat? Nonsense!" This is the main reaction I get from people when I tell them I eat apple seeds (or more so, the core of apples) or watermelon seeds. Contrary to popular belief, these seeds will not poison you, and they won’t sprout a mini plant inside your stomach.
Its important to get your daily intake of minerals, fortunately, with watermelon seeds, you have an edge. High in magnesium, consuming one cup of watermelon seeds gives you 139% of your recommended daily value.