According to Mercola.com the three most consumed melons in the US are the watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew. Our cantaloupe watermelon smoothie features two out of the three!
The site also lists a couple of other little know facts about watermelons:
- Watermelons contain more Lycopene than Raw Tomatoes
- The juice from a watermelon may help to relieve muscle soreness
- The watermelon is both a fruit and a vegetable
- You really can eat the rind and the seeds (I really had never even heard of eating watermelon rind)
Should you want to learn even more about the happy watermelon, Mercola’s article can be read here.
1/2 cup ice
1/4 cup chunked cantaloupe
1/4 cup chunked watermelon
1/4 cup fresh or frozen strawberries (if you use frozen, you won’t need so much ice)
1/4 cup plain or Greek yogurt
Ice to taste