watermelon-1549431So, you’ve heard of the amazing benefits of lycopene – but don’t like tomatoes?

You’re in luck! According to the National Watermelon Board, “Watermelon is the lycopene leader in fresh produce, having higher concentrations of lycopene than any other fresh fruit of vegetable. In fact, fresh watermelon contains higher levels of lycopene than fresh tomatoes – a two cup serving of watermelon contains an average of 18.16 mg and one medium-sized tomato contains 4 mg.


Reference: Fresh Perspectives, September 2013