Fruit Spotlight: Watermelons

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History

The Watermelon War

The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Published on Jun 10, 2017

The History Guy remembers the war over a slice of watermelon. It is history that deserves to be remembered.

The History Guy uses images that are in the Public Domain. As photographs of actual events are often not available, I will sometimes use photographs of similar events or objects for illustration.

There is an interesting analysis of Ran Runnels and the Isthmus Guard here:

10 Fascinating Facts About Watermelons – YouTube

Watermelon Varieties – Common Types and Their Tastes whataboutwatermelon.com
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Watermelon Varieties – Common Types and Their Tastes

watermelon-varietiesA Watermelon is a Watermelon, Right?

Did you know that there are hundreds of different watermelon varieties enjoyed daily.

When picking a watermelon from your local fruit and vegetable market the only decision you will need to make is the size. Many small markets only offer one type of watermelon. This has led us to believe that there is only one type although just like apples, watermelons come in a number of varieties.

Globally 200 to 300 different varieties of watermelon are accounted for although only 50 of these are enjoyed regularly. Of the 300 varieties it is no surprise that the most loved are on the sweeter side of the scale…

You are here: Home / General / Watermelon Varieties – Common Types and Their Tastes
Watermelon Varieties – Common Types and Their Tastes

watermelon-varietiesA Watermelon is a Watermelon, Right?

Did you know that there are hundreds of different watermelon varieties enjoyed daily.

When picking a watermelon from your local fruit and vegetable market the only decision you will need to make is the size. Many small markets only offer one type of watermelon. This has led us to believe that there is only one type although just like apples, watermelons come in a number of varieties.

Globally 200 to 300 different varieties of watermelon are accounted for although only 50 of these are enjoyed regularly. Of the 300 varieties it is no surprise that the most loved are on the sweeter side of the scale.

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1 Differentiating Between Watermelons
1.1 A Seeded watermelon –
1.2 A Seedless Watermelon –
1.3 A Miniature Watermelon –
1.4 An Orange or Yellow Watermelon –
2 Cousins of the Watermelon
3 Watermelon Dictionary – 26 Varieties of Watermelon
3.1 Amarillo Watermelons
3.2 Bijou Watermelons
3.3 Black Diamond Watermelons
3.4 Calsweet (Bush) Watermelons
3.5 Captivation Watermelons
3.6 Charleston Grey Watermelons
3.7 Crimson Sweet Watermelons
3.8 Estrella Watermelons
3.9 Exclamation Watermelons
3.10 Excursion Watermelons
3.11 Fascination Watermelons
3.12 Harvest Moon Watermelons
3.13 Jamboree Watermelons
3.14 Jubilee Watermelons
3.15 Kingman Watermelons
3.16 Melody Watermelons
3.17 Moon and Stars (Red) Watermelon
3.18 Sangria Watermelons
3.19 Sugar Baby Watermelons (Garden Baby)
3.20 Sweet Dawn Watermelons
3.21 Sweet Gem Watermelons
3.22 Sweet Polly Watermelon
3.23 Syngenta Watermelon
3.24 Traveler Watermelon
3.25 Triple Treat Watermelon
3.26 Yellow Doll/Baby Watermelon
Differentiating Between Watermelons
We tend to use five different terms to differentiate between watermelon varieties. These five terms refer to the characteristics of the melon rather than the direct variety. This allows us to combine multiple watermelon varieties under one category. The five terms used to describe watermelons are:

A Seeded watermelon –
Used to describe a basic watermelon that is round or oblong and weighs between 15 t0 45 pounds. These watermelons contains noticeable black seeds.

A Seedless Watermelon –
Hybrid watermelons that are the most popular due to their seedless nature. These watermelons are generally around the 15 pound mark. Seedless watermelons often have small and easily edible white seeds.

Some varieties of watermelon that fall into this category include:

Crimson
Bijou
Jack of Hearts
King of Hearts
Millionaire
Nova
Queen of Hearts
Trio
A Miniature Watermelon –
The smaller variety of watermelons that has a thin rind.

Watermelon varieties such as the Sugar Baby and the Tiger Baby fall under this category.

An Orange or Yellow Watermelon –
Varieties of watermelon that lack lycopene often fall under the orange or yellow watermelon category.

Some watermelon varieties that fall under this category include:

Desert King
Tender-gold
Yellow Baby
Yellow Doll..”

“…Amarillo Watermelons..”

Yellow Watermelon Taste Test. / Mikayla Watermelon … – YouTube

Square watermelons Japan. English version – YouTube

Growing

How to Grow Watermelon – YouTube

Watermelon Types for Short Growing Season, Short Space – YouTube

CaliKim29 Garden & Home DIY
Published on May 20, 2014
Want to grow watermelon but have a short growing season or are short on space? Here are two varieties of watermelons that will work for you!

Watermelon Growing. How to plant, grow and harvest … – YouTube

Picking

How Do You Know When Watermelons Are Ripe? – YouTube

HOW TO PICK A PERFECT WATERMELON! – YouTube

Cutting

Awesome Way to Cut Watermelon – YouTube

9 WATERMELON HACKS AND WAYS TO CUT from Mr … – YouTube

How to Cut and Seed Melons – YouTube

Health Benefits

Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Watermelon | Amazing … – YouTube

Diabetes – Watermelon Board watermelon.org
‘…Watermelon is a great inclusion in the diabetic diet. It is a source of vitamins, such as vitamins A and C; minerals, such as potassium; and fiber. It’s low in calories, since 92% of watermelon is just good-for-you water, so it’s a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth without overindulging in excess sugar and calories.

Granted, watermelon has a high glycemic index (GI) score of 72, but this natural, unprocessed fruit remains a healthful food because of another factor called the “glycemic load.” This factor compares a food’s GI score with the amount of calories and carbs in the food,. The glycemic load is a much better indicator of a food’s ability to prevent or contribute to disease, since a food that has a large amount of carbs AND dramatically raises blood sugar levels obviously increases the chances of weight gain more than a food that might temporarily raise blood sugar levels, but has few calories. For example, a potato has a high glycemic score and it packs a bunch of carbs, while watermelon has a high GI score, but few calories or carbs. The former will increase the chances of those extra calories being funneled into fat cells, but watermelon just fills you up, without filling you out. (Ever hear of anyone getting fat on watermelon? Not!)..”

*see Health: How to “fight” Diabetes? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com/

Watermelon – The World’s Healthiest Foods whfoods.com

“..These cyclists were participating in 15.5-mile time trial on a mountainous course and they consumed about one quart of watermelon puree every 15 minutes while riding in the trial. (A control group of riders consumed a sports beverage containing a similar level of total carbs.) The researchers determined that the antioxidant capacity in the riders’ bloodstreams was significantly increased post-exercise through consumption of the watermelon puree. ..

between 3–6 cups of watermelon juice per day over a period of several weeks. What the researchers found was a steady and well-maintained level of citrulline in the bloodstream of the participants, yet an increased level of arginine. They concluded from these findings that citrulline from the watermelon juice had undergone conversion into arginine, while still leaving plenty of citrulline to stabilize blood levels in the study participants. This conversion provides us with even more evidence for watermelon as a fruit that can lower our risk of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes since arginine deficiency—especially chronic moderate or temporarily serve deficiency—has been linked to increase risk of both health problems. ..”

Health Benefits of Watermelon – YouTube

Watermelon Has Plenty of Health Benefits

Health Alert: Watermelon could be summer super-food post … – YouTube

Fruit Break – Nutritional Benefits Of Water Melon – Tips For … – YouTube

Health benefits of Watermelon that make it Perfect Summer Fruit

Healthy eating – 5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Watermelon Seeds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf5QImeeQ2Q
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Watermelon Island! (Watermelon DETOX)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB5xbw7cKTA
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Snacks: Protein Bars’ Nutrition Info

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PROTEIN BARS | Which is the HEALTHIEST?

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To bring you a bar this healthy and this tasty, we had to create a whole new process for making bars. Quest is so revolutionary, in fact, that we’ve filed a patent. That’s why you won’t see anything else like it on the market. Quest is the first truly low carb bar that doesn’t contain glycerin, simple carbs, uses no sugar, and no sugar alcohols. Quest bars are the only bars that you can eat without feeling guilty…”

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“..Are Quest bars really as nutritious as claimed?

Mark: Other than protein, I don’t see anything else nutritious about these bars. And even in the case of the protein, it’s isolated, not organic and not plant-based.

Willow: They contain a large amount of protein and fiber, a moderate amount of carbohydrate, and sodium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and iron. They do have nutrients, but since those nutrients are coming in in a fairly isolated way, they nutrient profile isn’t as varied as a whole food based bar.

I think the company makes most of their claims towards being low in “net carbs” — that’s a pretty empty claim since there really isn’t a legal definition of “net carbs” (i.e. the FDA regulates total carbs and breaks that down into fiber and sugar). So their claim of being lower in carbohydrate, or containing only 5g “net carbs, is a really soft claim and doesn’t have much to do with health. Their claims that these bars help you “cheat…without cheating” is also a pretty empty claim.

Amanda: Nope. But is anything as healthy as they claim?
..”

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Post-Workout

Do You Eat A Protein Bar Before Or After A Workout? – YouTube

Best Post-Workout | Best Energy Bars – Men’s Journal mensjournal.com

Why do you eat em’?

Should You Eat Protein Bars?

The Three BEST Times To Take Protein! (Stop screwing this up!)

Stay Clear Of Quest Bars (and Delicious Whole-Food Alternatives) breakfastcriminals.com

Protein Bars – What Everybody Ought To Know

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