By Meghan Chasek, Administrator at Heritage Woods of Moline
Today [August 3, 2011], we celebrate National Watermelon Day!
It certainly is fitting since no summer gathering is complete without it.
In addition to being a tasty treat, watermelons are a good source of Vitamins A and Vitamins C and contain lycopene, fiber and potassium. Watermelons also are more than 90% water, so eating watermelon can help you stay hydrated on hot days.
Here are some other Facts about Watermelons:
Of course, we are celebrating National Watermelon Day at Heritage Woods of Moline affordable assisted living community. Watermelon balls are one of the vegetable selections at dinner.
All affordable assisted living communities managed by BMA Management, Ltd. are certified and surveyed by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. All assisted living communities are licensed and surveyed by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
“BMA Management, Ltd. is the leading provider of assisted living in Illinois
and one of the 20 largest providers of assisted living in the United States.”
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