The peak season for Cantaloupe is almost here, and it will bring a great opportunity to buy something at a reasonable price. But what’s the catalog? Is it worth buying than other fruits?
Below you will learn everything about cantaloupe and how many studies point to the fruit, as a means of naturally promoting health at a fair price.
One serving cup (~150 gms) of the fruit contains the following nutrients:
- 12 grams of sugar
- 53 calories
- 13 grams carbohydrates
- 3 grams fat
- 3 grams protein
- 4 grams fiber
Here are the benefits you’ll get from eating Musk Melons:
1. Provides a Natural Energy Boost
Cantaloupe does not require pancreatic enzymes for its digestion because all the essential enzymes are already in the fruit. This means that eating cantaloupe increases energy instead of eating many times a day.
2. Prevents Cancer
The fruit contains beta-carotene, it plays a major role in protecting the body against prostate cancer. Based on the findings of the study done at Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition, Beta-carotene can also help to overcome the development of colon cancer.
3. Stopping Muscular Degeneration
Canalops are rich in zeaxanthin, which is an antioxidant that can filter dangerous light rays, hence effective in eye protection.
4. Better Eye Health, Vision
Cantaloupe and some other fruits are good for eyes due to their vitamin A and C levels. Some research has shown that taking 3 or more servings of fruit every day can reduce the risk of more than 36% in the development of macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is the primary cause of the loss of vision in older adults.
5. Reduces attacks of asthma
According to research, people who consume more nutrients including beta-carotene can provide strong immunity. Beta-carotene is found in orange and yellow fruits, including muskmelons. Beta-carotene and Vitamin C together can reduce the occurrence of Asthma Attacks.