Yellow watermelon simply has yellow flesh instead of the traditional pink or red. The color of the flesh can range from pale yellow to gold and usually contains the familiar large, edible brown-black seeds.
Their history dates back thousands of years. Native to Africa and have been cultivated for over 5,000 years. Descriptions from that era describe ripe watermelons as having a yellowish interior, confirmed by a Byzantine-era mosaic in Israel.
Yellow watermelons have many health benefits that make them a great addition to any diet. They are rich in vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, which helps reduce inflammation, and vitamin C strengthens the immune system.
This fruit is low in calories and high in vitamins. A one-cup serving of yellow watermelon contains 12 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of dietary fiber, 9 grams of sugar, 0 grams of fat, and 0 grams of saturated fat.