Watermelon Day!

By: Kate Quattlebaum

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Watermelon is a tasty snack, popular during the summer months. While there is some debate over whether it is a fruit or a vegetable, there’s surely no debate that today is officially Watermelon Day.

Did you know that watermelons are true to their name and made of almost 95% water?! That’s right, there’s no guilt in indulging in a few slices. Watermelons are believed to have originated in tropical Africa. Historians have found evidence of watermelon cultivation as far back as 4,000 years!

The best way to celebrate today is by including watermelon in your meals today! There are lots of ways to consume this delicious fruit. You could make a juice for breakfast, a salad for lunch, or some salsa to go with your dinner!

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