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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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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