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Consumption of watermelon juice increases plasma concentrations of lycopene and beta-carotene in humans

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Bonus facts Watermelon is an excellent source of lycopene, with upwards of 6,500 micrograms (6.5 mg). Consumption of watermelon juice increases plasma concentrations of lycopene and beta-carotene in humans. Also noteworthy, the lycopene in watermelon appears to be quite stable, with little deterioration occurring even after it’s been cut and stored in the refrigerator for…