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Watermelon Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Watermelon Health.

Beat the Heat with a Watermelon Treat

My watermelon memories go way back…  Thumping and selecting the perfect melon at the local produce stand, chilling it to perfection, slicing a big wedge and devouring the dark, juicy fruit, and wiping the excess juice from my chin wi...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Focus on Power Foods

Did you know that ants can lift up to 50 times their own weight? This goes to show that power can come from small places. The same theory applies to power foods.  Power foods are a combination of low calories and high nutrients, or foods th...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

18 Low-Calorie Snacks That Satisfy

Even though a snack, particularly a packaged one, only has 100 calories doesn't mean it's a healthy choice that will keep you satisfied until your next meal. Instead of reaching for a tiny bag of processed treats, go for real food with real f...  Read more

Happiness, Health, Healing, Hope – A Journal
Updated 4/15/2014 10:24:00 PM

“10 minutes until cupcakes!” was the call from my boss’ office this morning, as the clocked ticked down to morning tea. My mouth salivated in anticipation while my thoughts rushed to “No no no…you had such a great workout this morning…don’t undo your...  Read more

Ready for health
Updated 4/2/2014 10:45:31 PM

Hi! I am new here, have about 20 pounds to lose to get to my goal, and am hoping to find lots of inspiration and friends in health!...  Read more

Frustrations of health and life
Updated 3/27/2014 2:12:45 PM

Hi everyone, Just want to say I finally had a stress level drop enough to finally do something about my password to log on. Its been two years since I first registered, and we have finally worked through many of the stressors preventing us from doing...  Read more

Bad health affecting weight loss
Updated 3/20/2014 4:47:29 AM

Does any one have some tips for losing weight as I have hip dysplasia in both hips with osteoarthritis and can't walk very well, waiting for hip replacements, on hrt and have an underactive thyroid. The more I try to lose weight the more I put on :(...  Read more

I am ready to try for weight loss and health
Updated 3/18/2014 6:42:45 PM

I started SP when I was 34 and now I am 42! Wow! Well through that time I have lost 50 pounds and gained it back. I have done low carb and I don't want to do it again. I just had a total hysterectomy so I have changed drastically and I want to avoid...  Read more

Watermelon Hydrates

Waternelon is high glycemic, a diabetic should limit themselves to 1 cup and definetily talk to their health educator. It has Vitamins A & C, Magnesium. Cartenoids in watermelon also help to cure high blood sugar levels, there is lots of fiber & when...  Read more

WATERMELON WILL NOT MAKE YOU FAT

A Watermelon contains more than 90% water and is low in calories. 1 cup around 48 calories and 11.5 carbs, . The bonus is that carbs in watermelon will not make you fat. The glycemic load is 4, so learn how each fruit affects your blood sugar. Al...  Read more

Spark Utah – The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

WATERMELON: Nature’s Sweet Summer Treat

Watermelon is a staple on nearly every summer table, but did you know that it’s also a powerful and versatile health food: it has less than 50 calories per serving; it is an abundant source of vitamins C, A, and B6; plus, its 90% water, which m...  Read more

Live to 100: 10 Diet Tips to Live Longer

Longevity is the new buzzword. You can't walk into a bookstore without tripping over a best seller about extending your life. With good reason: Centenarians are one of the country's fastest-growing demographic groups; in fact, the U.S. Census...  Read more