Our expert says:
Your neighbour may be correct this time. According to the SA Food Tables, raw watermelon contains 91.5 % water and 6.8 g of carbohydrates which are mainly fructose. It is not a high-energy food however, providing only 132 kJ per 100g. Otherwise it contains some potassium and a bit of vit C. There is no harm in eating fruit that is in season, but remember that variety is the spice of life.
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