Such a striped Cucurbitaceae, and actually watermelon is a giant member of gourd family, in addition to the delightful flavor, has a diversified salubrious influence and is called as a valuable dietary food. Calorie content of the plant is only 38 kcal per 100 g of pulp, it is almost the one sweet thing, consuming which you can not worry about the unwanted weight. The flesh of the plant saturates fully, and considering the weak caloric content of watermelon, it is actively applied for weight loss. For sweet lover there is even a special watermelon diet, which you can read on the site. Excepting the diets, physicians often suggest to organize a fasting day on it for people with unwanted weight. Watermelon is also used if required as a medical famine during medication.