Food and Health Awareness | Cantaloupe with its Health Benefits

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In the United States, Cantaloupe (also known as Muskmelon), is one of the most famous fruit melon. This can grow in weight of 500gms to 5 kilograms. It’s a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. The scientific name of cantaloupe is Cucumis melo. It has many other names like: spanspek, watermelon, and melon.

Nutritional Aspects of Cantaloupe

Muskmelons are rich in many nutrients and provide various health benefits. It contains protein, water and carbohydrates. The vitamins present in melons are beta-carotene, vitamin B2, vitamin B1, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin K, and vitamin A. The minerals present in cantaloupe include calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc, and phosphorus.

Health Benefits of Cantaloupe

Improves Vision

Zeaxanthin, carotenoids and vitamin C are found in melons that are good for maintaining eye health. They are associated with a reduced risk of macular degeneration and cataract.

Prevents Asthma

Muskmelon is a rich source of vitamin C and beta-carotene. These nutrients help reduce the risk of asthma.

Boosts Immunity

Muskmelon delivers vitamin C, vitamin A, beta-carotene and phytochemicals that fight free radicals. Vitamin C captures pathogen free radicals and serves as an important line of defense for healthy immune systems.

Reduces Dehydration

The water content of melon makes it a very good snack in summer because it prevents dehydration. This is the main reason why Muskmelon served as a snack during summer picnics.

Care of Skin

The amount of vitamin A absorbed by the skin stimulates the skin cell membrane and promotes growth and repair. It protects skin membranes from harmful toxins that age prematurely.

Treats Arthritis

Muskmelon has phytochemicals having anti-inflammatory properties. Chronic inflammation may cause diseases such as arthritis, so if you feel inflammation around your joints, be sure to add many cantaloupes to your diet.

Aids in Pregnancy

Cantaloupe is rich in folic acid, which is very useful for pregnant women because it helps reduce birth defects. This prevents neural tube defects and keeps your baby healthy without causing side effects.


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This is excellent , thanks for making me understand the importance of watermelon such as its role as antiinflamatory, and its ability to improve our vision .i so much learnt a lot.more grease to your elbow.

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I think I can eat that everyday knowing it has lots of benefit. If it improves vision too then there's no reason why cantaloupe will not be on the shopping list right?

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Thank you for the research. I see that cantaloupe fruit reduces dehydration. It will be handy this summer when the sun combined with the sand, beaches, and family parties can make us dehydrated easily.

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When perfectly ripe, the flesh of cantaloupe is soooooo juicy, unctuous and sweet. Cantaloupe feels a weightiness which is an indicator of its water content. Cantaloupe scores an "excellent" for both vitamin C and vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids).

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This is wonderful!!! Basically 95% of my diet has been melons for the past 10 months. I have reversed every disease!!! Thank you for sharing!!!

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