Cantaloupe or musk melon is an excellent source of beta-carotene, folic acid, potassium and vitamins C and vitamin A. It is a yellow orange color juicy fruit with numerous health benefits.
Cantaloupe fruit is also called as mush melon, muskmelon, cantaloupe, rock melon or spanspek.
#Health Benefits of Cantaloupe / Musk melon
1.Cantaloupe is an excellent summer fruit. It helps to combat the heat in the body and aids in preventing heat-related disorders during summer.
2.Being a good source of dietary fiber, Cantaloupe aids to prevent constipation.
3.Cantaloupe helps to reduce heavy flow and clots during mensuration.
4.The potassium content in cantaloupe helps to bring down the high blood pressure and also aids in sodium excretion and age-related bone loss.
5.Cantaloupe is a great fruit for weight reduction.
6.Vitamin A in cantaloupe helps to maintain healthy skin and hair.
7.Being a rich source of vitamin C, it helps to prevent chronic diseases.
8. Cantaloupe juice helps to treat acidity and gastrointestinal ulcers.
9.Folic acid or folate is very essential for pregnant women. It helps to prevent neurological defects in the newborns. It also aids in treating anemia.
10.Cantaloupe is cholesterol free and considered to be good fruit for blood cholesterol patients.