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How to Pick and Slice Up a Watermelon

Picture this; you just picked a perfectly sweet succulent watermelon and now you are ready to slice it up. But, if you do not know how to slice it up properly, you will be throwing away a lot of wo…

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Impotence Linked to Undiagnosed Diabetes and Heart Disease

If you’re male and suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED), you might want to look beyond the little blue pill to find the solution. Erectile dysfunction is described as “the inability to achieve or …

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How To Tell if a Watermelon is Ripe

Avoid the disappointment of cutting open a watermelon, only to find that it's not fully ripe and sweet, with these simple tips. Watermelons are one of my favorite summer foods, followed close…

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6 Fruits You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog

While fruits like bananas, kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, and pineapple are fine to share with your pup, there are many fruits that you should keep to yourself. Fruits are very nutritious, and dogs…

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Post-Workout Muscle Pain? Skip the Drugs, Try Watermelon Instead

Long-distance runners and cross-fit athletes alike know it well: Delayed-onset muscle soreness is the discomfort that starts the day after a particularly grueling workout, caused by micro-tears in the…

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Watermelon Ice Cubes

YIELD 24 pieces Ingredients 1 1/2 cups watermelon, seeded and diced 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon sugar 24 small mint leaves Instructions …

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

YIELD 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound watermelon, cut into chunks 2 cucumbers, seeded and chopped 8 fresh mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 pinch salt 1 pinch pepper In…

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The Ideal Fruit for Cleansing & Weight Loss

Do you remember how much you enjoyed eating watermelon as a child?  I do, and I still love to eat it every summer. Watermelons are great for hydrating your body in the hot sun. That's why watermelo…

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15 Delicious Melon Recipes

  Summer is coming to a close, and, with it, all those fresh, sweet and juicy melons. How sad! All is not lost, though, there's still a little bit of time left to enjoy the seasonal bounty. Ma…

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Watermelon Gazpacho (Recipe)

  Gazpacho is an ideal food for a steamy, end-of-summer day. Watermelon, I dare to say, is the most summery of all fruits, so it goes without saying that watermelon gazpacho is, perhaps, the p…

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