The flesh of watermelons turning yellow is a natural mutation. In fact, the originator of our commercial variety, which comes from Africa, is a yellow- to white-fleshed fruit. The fruit has a sweeter, honey-like flavor as compared to red-fleshed melons, but many of the same nutritional benefits.
Helps You Hydrate. ... Contains Nutrients and Beneficial Plant Compounds. ... Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer. ... May Improve Heart Health. ... May Lower Inflammation and Oxidative Stress. ... May Help Prevent Macular Degeneration. ... May Help Relieve Muscle Soreness.
Water: 91% Protein: 0.6 grams, Carbs: 7.6 grams, Sugar: 6.2 grams, Fiber: 0.4 grams, Fat: 0.2 grams.
Watermelons can be stored uncut and unrefrigerated for about 10 days to 2 weeks. Place them in a very cool place to increase their storage time. If cut, watermelon will keep in the refrigerator for about 4 days wrapped tightly in plastic. Watermelon will decay if stored below 50°F (10°C) for more than a few days.