Nutrition & Education
Your mother was right! Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is good for you! In fact, consuming foods like watermelons and squash can help extend your life. These foods are important sources of many nutrients, such as potassium, dietary fiber, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin C.
Watermelon Nutritional Data
Sweet and juicy watermelon is packed with some of the most important natural antioxidants. watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C, a very good source of vitamin A, and notable for its concentration of beta-carotene.
Squash Nutrituional Data
Squash is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium and Magnesium, and a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium and Manganese.