Yellow Watermelon: Yes, It’s Real! Here’s Everything You Need to Know



If you want to take your summer fruit game to another level, yellow watermelon is the way to go! This unique and tasty treat is a conversation starter for sure.

We’ll discuss everything from where to find them, store them, cut them up, grow them, and include some facts you won’t  want to miss.

First: What Is a Yellow Watermelon?

Yellow watermelon simply has yellow flesh instead of the traditional pink or red. The color of the flesh can range from pale yellow to gold and usually contains the familiar large, edible brown-black seeds.

History: When and Where They Came From

Their history dates back thousands of years. Native to Africa and have been  cultivated for over 5,000  years. Descriptions from that  era describe ripe watermelons  as having a yellowish interior, confirmed by a Byzantine-era mosaic in Israel.

Health Benefits

Yellow watermelons have many health benefits that make them a great addition to any diet. They are rich in vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, which helps reduce inflammation, and vitamin C strengthens the immune system.

Nutrition Facts

This fruit is low in calories and high in vitamins. A one-cup serving of yellow watermelon contains 12 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of  dietary fiber, 9 grams of sugar,  0 grams of fat, and 0 grams of saturated fat.

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