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Watermelon


Also known as:
Tarbooz

Description:
Watermelon is thought to have originated in Southern Africa. Previously symbolic of summer, watermelon is now available all year round. The sweet flesh of the fruit can vary in colour – from light pink, red to yellow and white. The Japanese are popular for growing cubic shaped watermelons

Commonly used in:
Juices and salads

Health benefit: 
Since watermelons are 91 % water, the fruit is low on calories.