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Fresh Fruit & Veggie Grant
Holly Spence
Monday, February 24, 2020

This Week’s Healthy Snacks are Bosch Pears, Watermelon and Lemons

Pear Facts

There are over 3,000 known pear types around the world

They ripen off the tree

Pear Nutrition

Leading fruit in sources of fiber

Great source of Vitamin C

A medium pear is about 100 cal.

Watermelon Facts

There are several hundred varieties of watermelon

About 1/3 of a whole watermelon is edible flesh

Some seedless watermelon can be yellow orange and white

Watermelon Nutrition

Great source of Vitamin A, C, B6, and fiber

Great source of water and lycopene, which helps with heart and immune system health

Lemon Facts

Lemon’s grow on trees and are very sour

They are among the world’s most popular citrus fruit

Lemon Nutrition

Great source of Vitamin C and fiber

Great source of Potassium