Watermelon: The Perfect Summer Fruit!

Today is National Watermelon Dayand there’s no better time to celebrate this refreshing fruit than now! Watermelon is a great nutrient-packed summertime treat. It’s made up of 92% water so it helps keep you hydrated during those hot summer days, too.   Did you know that watermelons were first found in northeastern Africa, where they…

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Watermelon – The Nutritious and Refreshing Fruit

There isn’t a fruit that reminds me more of summer than watermelon. I love enjoying a juicy, cool, fresh slice of watermelon on a hot summer’s day. Did you know that watermelon was first cultivated in southern Africa? This was due to its high water content. Watermelon is 92% water, which is why it feels…

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National Watermelon Day

When you think of summertime, what fruit comes to mind?  For me, it’s watermelon!  Watermelon is a sweet, refreshing fruit made up of 92% water, making it perfect for summertime.  Because watermelon coincides so well with summertime it makes sense that National Watermelon Day is this Wednesday, August 3rd!   According to the National Watermelon…

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Safe Grilling and Sizzling Fruit

With summer in full swing and July 4th upon us, it can only mean one thing – it’s time to grill!  July is National Grilling Month and the warm summer nights make for an enjoyable night perfect for grilling.   According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, outdoor cooking remains more popular and easier…

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To Your Health: July 2012

In this issue: Par-tay the Healthy Way! Healthy Snacks/Beverages to Cool You Down this Summer! Make Exercise a Splash! Blueberries for Better Health News and Events Recipe of the Month:  Feta Cheese Watermelon Salad Quote of the Month A Note from Bonnie I know you have been working hard through the winter months making positive…

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