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Is it Safe to Eat Watermelon Seeds?

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Watermelon seeds are safe to eat. They can be toasted like pumpkin seeds and eaten as a snack. Some believe the cucurbocitrin in watermelon seeds can improve your kidney function.

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Denise Bertacchi is a freelance writer with a degree in journalism from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a St. Louis suburbanite who has written for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Boys' Life, Wisconsin Trails, and Missouri Life.