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Nutritional Benefits of Watermelon Rind

A USDA study found that the tart white rind offers a high dose of citrulline, an amino acid that helps dilate blood vessels to improve circulation.

How to eat it: Throw the rind in a blender with lime and watermelon flesh to make an agua fresca. Add sugar, rum, gin, or vodka, if desired.