Watermelon deserves its own day so celebrate National Watermelon Day. Summer’s favorite fruit is over 90% water which makes it refreshing plus helps you meet your fluid needs. With only 43 calories a cup, it’s a low calorie dessert.

Did you know that watermelon is a member of the same family as cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins? They can weigh anywhere from two to 70 pounds. The seedless watermelon now accounts for about half the melons sold.

Stores carry watermelon twelve months of the year so you can enjoy it every day. To pick the sweetest watermelon, check out this month’s Tip of the Month.