Watermelon

Watermelon is a large vine fruit. The outside is a green hard shell, and the inside is a watery and porous fruit. Watermelon can be quite sweet. The flesh is usually red, although there are some golden varieties.

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Domestic Dogs
Watermelon

Can dogs eat the rind on a watermelon?

  • It all depends on your dog but generally eating a watermelon rind will not harm a dog, it can give some dogs diarrhea or give some dogs some really smelly gas and/or even frighten the owners when the dogs stool comes out as a light or dark green color. It all depends on how it affects your specific dog..

Some things that are dangerous for your dog to consume include:

  • Avocados (All parts of the avocado and avocado tree are toxic to dogs.)
  • Macadamia Nuts (Macadamia nuts contain a known substance that is toxic to dogs)
  • Grapes, Raisins (Grapes and raisins are dangerous because of a known substance which is toxic to dogs - affects canines kidneys)
  • Chocolate (Chocolate contains Theobromine, a compound that is a cardiac stimulant and a diuretic. This can be fatal to dogs.)
  • Green parts of Tomatoes or Green Potatoes (Contain oxalate's, which can affect the digestive, nervous, and urinary systems.)
  • Nutmeg (Nutmeg can cause tremors, seizures, and central nervous system damage.)
  • Sugar-Free Foods (Sugar-free foods containing Xylitol have been found to cause liver failure in dogs.) Check with your vet before feeding your dog any kind of human foods.
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Conditions and Diseases
Stomach and Abdominal Pain
Watermelon

What causes a stomach ache after eating watermelon?

Sorbitol/Fructose Intolerance could be the cause of your pain after eating watermelon. It could be that you have trouble tolerating sorbitol or fructose. Try eliminating watermelon from your diet or try eating much smaller amounts. You can ask your doctor to be tested for sorbitol malabsorption, which is a simple test that is similar to the test done to diagnose lactose intolerance. If you are intolerant to sorbitol, watermelon may not be the only food causing you an upset stomach. You may also react to peaches, apples, pears, nectarines, cherries, and avocados.

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Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

Which is heavier-a watermelon or pumpkin?

watermelon is Havier than a pumpkin

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Nutrition
Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

What is the white part of a watermelon called?

Inner Rind

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Intestines
Watermelon

Does watermelon cause red bowel movement?

Yes. If you eat enough watermelon your feces can turn red, just like with eating beets. Also, if you eat it fast, your body may not digest all of the pulp and you might see some in your stool. As early as 1911 there were doctor studies published showing that even doctors thought it looked like blood until checked under a microscope. If you are worried that what you are seeing is blood stop eating the watermelon for a few days. If you still see red, then you should contact your doctor. And do not listen to people who say that watermelon is pure water, that is not true at all. It can affect the color of your stool.

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Physics
Chemistry
Watermelon

Can a watermelon float on water?

Surprisingly, yes.

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Food Groups
Watermelon

What food group does watermelon belong to?

Watermelon is a fruit.

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Fruits and Vegetables
Tobacco and Tobacco Products
Watermelon

Does skoal make a watermelon flavor?

They dont have it yet but there are rumors that there is going to be a skoal watermelon for 2010

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School Subjects
Sentence and Word Structure
Syllable Count
Watermelon

How many syllables does watermelon have?

4 - wa-ter-me-lon

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Care of Rabbits
Watermelon

Is watermelon rind healthy for rabbits?

No, watermelon (rind and fruit) isn't healthy for rabbits. It's too high in sugar (even the rind), and not high enough in healthy nutrients.

Sometimes watermelon is good, sometimes it is okay. Watermelon is a treat. Treats (like fresh fruits, carrot) should be limited to a bite every couple of days (assuming your rabbit can handle them and doesn't get diarrhea; and otherwise is eating a healthy diet). Watermelon is an especially sugary treat so it should be especially limited.

Rabbits eat a diet mostly of hay. They also eat some high quality pellets, and should have access to fresh water. Fresh greens can become a part of your rabbit's diet slowly (too much too quickly can result in digestive problems). See the related question about the rabbit diet below.

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Watermelon

How are watermelon seeds dispersed?

As with all fruit seeds, watermelon uses animals to disperse seeds. When an animal eats a watermelon, the seeds generally pass through the digestive system unharmed. When the animal defecates, the seeds then come out (and embedded in the natural fertilizer).

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Citrus Fruit
Watermelon

What does not belong orange lemon watermelon grapefruit?

Watermelon does not belong because the rest aer fruits and water MELON is a melon sort of thing lol try to do ur own hmwk lol :p

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Word Games
Fruits and Vegetables
Metaphors Metonymy and Synecdoche
Watermelon

What is a metaphor using the word watermelon?

the watermelon big like a dick

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Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

When is a watermelon ripe to cut?

The best watermelons are the ones that are the greenest. The greener they are the more ready they are to be cut into slices. Also the greener they are, the better they'll taste! If you have a garden, you know the watermelon is ready if the stem is brown otherwise, leave it grow for a while :). Enjoy your watermelon.

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Science
Flower Gardening
Botany or Plant Biology
Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

Does an watermelon store food in its stem?

yes

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Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

What happens if a dog eats watermelon seeds?

they could possibly get constipated but not anything to serious.

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Cooking Measurements
Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

How much watermelon equals one serving?

2 cups diced

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Dog Health
Dog Care
Fruits and Vegetables
Prairie Dogs
Watermelon

Is it safe for dogs to eat watermelon?

Yes, though watermelon seeds are not good for them to eat.

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Math and Arithmetic
Weight and Mass
Watermelon

Does watermelon weigh 1 ton?

No, the average weight of a grocery store watermelon is between 10 and 30 lbs. One ton is equal to 2,000 lbs.

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Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

What nutrients are found in watermelon?

Watermelons are low in calories and very nutritious. Watermelon is also high in lycopene, second only to tomatoes. Recent research suggests that lyeopene, a powerful antioxidant, helps prevent some forms of cancer and cardiovascular disease. According to research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, men who consumed a lycopene-rich diet were half as likely to suffer a heart attack as those who had little or no lycopene in their diets. Watermelon is also high in vitamin C and vitamin A, in the form of disease-fighting beta carotene. Lycopene and beta carotene work in conjunction with other plant chemicals not found in vitamin or mineral supplements. Watermelon also contains potassium, which is believed to help control blood pressure and possibly prevent strokes. A wedge of watermelon, or about 1 2/3 cups: 92 cal. 1.77 g pro., 20.54 g carb., 1.43 g dietary fiber, 332 mg potassium, 27.46 mg. vitamin C, 1046.76 IU vitamin A.

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Berries
Watermelon

Is watermelon a berry?

Watermelons are not a true berry, but are a type of modified berry called a 'pepo'. Yes! Technically watermelons are a berry! a berry is anything where the entire ovary is fleshy and juicy throughout. The outer covering may be either soft and leather or somewhat hard, the later of which is the case of the watermelon

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Watermelon

What foods make your penis hard?

Watermelon is known to help with erectile dysfunction somewhat.

"The more we study watermelons, the more we realize just how amazing a fruit it is in providing natural enhancers to the human body," said Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of Texas A&M's Fruit and Vegetable Improvement Center in College Station.

"We've always known that watermelon is good for you, but the list of its very important healthful benefits grows longer with each study."

Beneficial ingredients in watermelon and other fruits and vegetables are known as phyto-nutrients, naturally occurring compounds that are bioactive, or able to react with the human body to trigger healthy reactions, Patil said.

In watermelons, these include lycopene, beta carotene and the rising star among its phyto-nutrients - citrulline - whose beneficial functions are now being unraveled. Among them is the ability to relax blood vessels, much like Viagra does."

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Dieting and Weight Loss
Nutrition
Calorie Count
Watermelon

How many calories are in a slice of watermelon?

80

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Fruits and Vegetables
Watermelon

Is a seedless watermelon a fruit or a vegetable?

Even though it's seedless, it must have had seeds at one point. So it is still a fruit.

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