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Watermelon

Are you on the search for the ideal summer snack that is tasty, affordable, filling, and healthy? Watermelon, the traditional beacon of summer, is here to save the day. In addition to being naturally low in fat and calories, watermelon is the leader in lycopene levels, an antioxidant that protects cells from oxygen-related damage that can result from regular cell functions.  Watermelon is also an excellent source of Vitamin A, which plays a role in vision, bone growth, reproduction, and strengthens your immune system; Vitamin B6, a natural source of energy; and Vitamin C, an antioxidant that promotes healing and iron absorption while important for skin, bones, and connective tissue. The best part about this flavorful fruit? Watermelon averages only 14 cents a serving. Your body and your wallet will thank you.

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