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How Many Calories in Watermelon?

How Many Calories in Watermelon?

Already near the heat of summer, they crave fresh and light foods, and above all a sweet taste and with few calories. Watermelon is a fibrous fruit with a lot of water that satisfies us quickly and has very few calories.

 

 

It contains important nutrients such as antioxidants and Vitamin C, A, B6, B, in addition to minerals such as potassium and magnesium.

 

 

Watermelon contains a caretonoid called licopoene (also present in tomatoes). Lycopene is an antioxidant with anti-carcinogenic properties, that is, protective in the prevention of prostate cancer, breast, lung and colon cancer. Additionally, it protects the heart from heart attack risks because this phyto-chemical helps reduce the bad cholesterol in the blood that blocks the arteries.

 

 

The watermelon has a lot of water so it allows us to satisfy quickly and therefore it is a food that helps us to remove the anxiety at the moment of having a start of hunger or craving. It can be eaten in slices or prepared in advance squares and take them in a plastic container to work or school.

 

How Many Calories in Watermelon
How Many Calories in Watermelon

How Many Calories in Watermelon?

100 grams of Watermelon contain 30.0 kcal (Kilo calories), a certainly low amount, this is because more than 91% of this fruit is water.

 

 

Nutritional values table of Watermelon

This is the composition of the Watermelon per 100 grams of pulp. Below you can see the different nutrients of the Watermelon broken down in their respective tables

 

  • Calories 30.0 kcal
  • Water 91.45 g
  • Carbohydrates 7.55 g
  • Proteins 0.61 g
  • Total fat 0.15 g
  • Ash 0.25 g

 

Carbohydrates of Watermelon

  • Carbohydrates 7.55 g
  • Fiber 0.4 g
  • Starch 0.0 g
  • Total sugars 6.2 g

Watermelon sugars

  • Total sugars 6.2 g
  • Sucrose 1.21 g
  • Glucose 1.58 g
  • Fructose 3.36 g
  • Lactose 0.0 g
  • Maltose 0.06 g
  • Galactose 0.0 g

 

 

Watermelon Vitamins

 

  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 8.1 mg
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.033 mg
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.021 mg
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.178 mg
  • Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) 0.221 mg
  • Vitamin B6 0.045 mg
  • Vitamin B12 0.0 mcg
  • Hill 4.1 mg
  • Betaine 0.3 mg
  • Folate (DFE) 3.0 mcg
  • Vitamin A (RAE) 28.0 mcg
  • Vitamin A (UI) 569.0 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.05 mg
  • Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0.0 mcg
  • Vitamin D (UI) 0.0 IU
  • Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) 0.1 mcg
  • Dihydrofiloquinone 0.0 mcg

 

 

Folate

  • Folate 3.0 mcg
  • Folic acid 0.0 mcg
  • Folate (DFE) 3.0 mcg

 

 

Vitamin A

  • Retinol 0.0 mcg
  • Beta Carotene 303.0 mcg
  • Alpha Carotene 0.0 mcg
  • Cryptoxanthin 78.0 mcg
  • Lycopene 4532.0 mcg
  • Lutein + Zeaxanthin 8.0 mcg
  • Vitamin A (RAE) 28.0 mcg
  • Vitamin A (UI) 569.0 IU

 

 

Vitamin E

  • Beta Tocopherol 0.0 mg
  • Gamma Tocopherol 0.0 mg
  • Delta Tocopherol 0.0 mg
  • Alpha Tocotrienol 0.01 mg
  • Beta Tocotrienol 0.0 mg
  • Gamma Tocotrienol 0.0 mg
  • Delta Tocotrienol 0.0 mg
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.05 mg

 

Watermelon Minerals

  • Calcium 7.0 mg
  • Iron 0.24 mg
  • Magnesium 10.0 mg
  • Phosphorus 11.0 mg
  • Potassium 112.0 mg
  • Sodium 1.0 mg
  • Zinc 0.1 mg
  • Copper 0.042 mg
  • Manganese 0.038 mg
  • Selenium 0.4 mcg
  • Fluoride 1.5 mcg

 

Amino Acids of Watermelon

  • Tryptophan 0.007 g
  • Threonine 0.027 g
  • Isoleucine 0.019 g
  • Leucine 0.018 g
  • Lysine 0.062 g
  • Methionine 0.006 g
  • Cystine 0.002 g
  • Phenylalanine 0.015 g
  • Tyrosine 0.012 g
  • Valine 0.016 g
  • Arginine 0.059 g
  • Histidine 0.006 g
  • Alanine 0.017 g
  • Aspartic Acid 0.039 g
  • Glutamic Acid 0.063 g
  • Glycine 0.01 g
  • Proline 0.024 g
  • Serine 0.016 g

 

Watermelon sterols (cholesterol and phytosterols)

  • Cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • Total phytosterols 2.0 mg

 

Fatty acids of Watermelon

  • Saturated Fatty Acids 0.016 g
  • Monounsaturated Fatty Acids 0.037 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids 0.05 g
  • Trans Fatty Acids 0.0 g

 

Saturated fatty acids

  • Hexanoic Acid 0.0 g
  • Capric Acid 0.0 g
  • Capric Acid 0.001 g
  • Lauric Acid 0.001 g
  • Myristic Acid 0.0 g
  • Palmitic acid 0.008 g
  • Stearic Acid 0.006 g

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