Watermelon can hydrate us, is a good source of Vitamins A, C, B. Watermelon is about 90% water on the higher end of High Glycemic foods. Diabetics should eat in moderation, about 1 cup and don't eat on an empty stomach and check your blood sugar.
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When you buy your whole watermelon, immediately cut it open and cut out the fruit from the rind and place the chunks in containers. This will make for easy enjoyment and keeps your refrigerator free from a large watermelon taking up space. Thus saving you money from having to throw out old watermelon that has not been eaten.
Watermelon is rich in potassium which helps keep salt from raising blood pressure and might diminish the risk of kidney stones also. Watermelon must be eaten moderately by diabetics. Watermelon is high on the list with sugar content. You will have to learn how each fruit affects your blood sugar readings. Always start with very small portions and test alot. Make sure you count carbs.
Waternelon is high glycemic, a diabetic should limit themselves to 1 cup and definetily talk to their health educator. It has Vitamins A & C, Magnesium. Cartenoids in watermelon also help to cure high blood sugar levels, there is lots of fiber & when you get sugar through watermelon, the dietary fiber present in the fruit is absorbed and does not get converted into fat in the body & can aid digetion & loss of belly fat. A good watermelon has no soft spots, sweeter is lighhter in color, round.
If you scratch a watermelon with your fingernail and see a greenish white color this means that the fruit is ripe. Pick one evenly rounded on all sides. A heavy Watermelon is the juicyest.
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