Cantaloupe has a remarkable amount of vitamins, starting from phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and is also rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene.
Due to its high water content (about 88%), low sugar content and a pleasant smell and taste, cantaloupe is ideal summer refreshment.
Its potassium and water encourage the wok of the kidneys, it helps with pressure regulation, but the fiber it contains facilitates digestion and relieves flatulence.
The powerful antioxidants that cantaloupe contains are vitamin C and beta carotene that help maintain healthy skin and the appearance of darker complexion in summer.
You should eat cantaloupe as much as possible when it can be found, and there are at least three reasons for that:
- Cantaloupe is not fattening, instead, it is refreshing and full of vitamins and other important ingredients necessary for the body. Some new research shows that beta carotene in the cantaloupe helps to combat cancer of the lungs, cervical, stomach cancer and its oral forms.
2. Fiber has beneficial effect of cleansing the body from harmful substances and represents the perfect recipe for the treatment of stomach bloating. Potassium, which has about 300 milligrams per 100gr cantaloupe, helps the body to get rid of excess sodium and thus it lowers blood pressure. Of course, to achieve the effect, cantaloupe should be consumed regularly.
3. In folk medicine, this fruit is thought to be the best way for refreshment and tranquility.