Nutrition value of Watermelon

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Nutrition value of Watermelon
« on: September 11, 2012, 02:40:10 PM »
Nutrition value of Watermelon

    1 medium wedge (slice) of watermelon (about 2 cups edible portion) contains 1.74 grams of protein, 86 calories and 1.1 grams of dietary fiber.   



Minerals Contained:
Potassium - 320 mg
Phosphorus - 31 mg
Magnesium - 29 mg
Calcium - 20 mg
Sodium - 3 mg
Iron - 0.69 mg
Selenium 1.1 mcg
Manganese - 0.109 mg
Copper - 0.12 mg
Zinc - 0.29 mg
Also contains small amounts of other minerals.   

Vitamins Contained
Vitamin A - 1627 IU
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.094 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.06 mg
Niacin - 0.509 mg
Folate - 9 mcg
Pantothenic Acid - 0.632 mg
Vitamin B6 - 0.129 mg
Vitamin C - 23.2 mg
Vitamin E - 0.14 mg
Vitamin K - 0.3 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.


   

Dr. Sharifa Sultana
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy,
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,
Daffodil International University