There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a sweet, juicy cantaloupe on a hot summer's day. That, combined with the fact that the health benefits of cantaloupe are far beyond what anyone could imagine, make this fruit something quite magnificent.
䄏 Melon is an excellent summer fruit.It helps to combat the heat in the body and aids in preventing heatrelated disorders during summer
䄏 The flavonoid cryptoxanthin in melon protects our body from freeradical damage, helping to inhibit a variety of cancers
䄏 All melons are great for helping improve digestion
䄏 Melon is high in betacarotene, which helps keep the eyes healthy and prevents against night blindness
Calorie Count: 150 Cal. per one whole Cantaloupe/ 23 Cal. in one wedge
Ways to enjoy
Add coconut milk and lime zest to a chopped melon for a refreshing fruit salad that might be mistaken for dessert.
How to store:
This pale green gem gets a little sweeter if left at room temperature for a day or two.
To speed up the process, wrap the melon in newspaper.
Once ripe, melon should be stored in the refrigerator.