watermelon cut in shape of heart(These tips brought to you by D.C. Central Kitchen’s Healthy Corner Stores)


This sweet pink fruit, composed of 92% water, is a wonderful way to hydrate your body, detoxify the kidneys and provide a boost of health-promoting antioxidants.

QUICK TIP: Use cookie cutters to make fun shapes out of watermelon!

FUN FACT: According to Guinness World Records, the world’s heaviest watermelon weighed in at 269 pounds!


watermelon recipe

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