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Watermelon all day long!


Greetings boys and girls,

It’s watermelon season across the country so roll up your sleeves or preferably take off your shirt and dig in. For the past few weeks I have been living primarily on watermelon and enjoying it thoroughly. Not only is watermelon the ultimate food for hydration it’s also loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. On watermelon is given 5 out of 5 stars for weight loss and 4 out of 5 stars for optimum health. Loaded with potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C, watermelon is also a great source of lycopene. Tomatoes have been getting all the lycopene press these days but watermelon tops tomats any day of the week in lycopene content. Lose weight, hydrate and protect yourself from a variety of cancers. Watermelon, get some! Be sure you get organic watermelons with seeds and be sure to eat the seeds. The seeds are actually very tasty and they contain zinc, iron and curcubocitrin which dilates capillaries.

Watermelon are a great food for doing a mild fast and cleanse. It’s best not to do straight watermelon juice without the fiber because of the concentrated sugar content. Do a 50/50 mix of watermelon juice and cucumber or watermelon and water to take the edge off. If you’re going to juice the watermelon you can juice everything including the rind.

Buy whole melons to maximize your watermelon experience. Uncut watermelon can be stored at room temperature for a couple of weeks. Once cut, time starts ticking and your melon needs to go in your belly or in the fridge. I love sprinkling Himalayan salt on watermelon to enhance its magical flavors. My ultimate favorite watermelon experience is a combination of Himalayan salt and blue green algae or spirulina sprinkled on top. Don’t knock it til you try it.

Enjoy this video with special guest the Watermelon Samurai.

Keep it Live!

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