7 Nutritious Benefits of Eating Cantaloupe .healthline.com
“..Beta carotene is a type of carotenoid. Carotenoids are pigments that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors. Once eaten, beta carotene is either converted into vitamin A or acts as a powerful antioxidant to help fight free radicals that attack cells in your body…
More study is needed on vitamin C to prove its effectiveness against diseases like asthma, cancer, and diabetes. However, eating vitamin C-rich foods may help reduce how long you suffer the next time you catch a common cold.
A Cochrane Library review found vitamin C reduced the length of the common cold in adults by 8 percent. In children, colds were reduced by 14 percent.
Folate is also known as vitamin B-9. Folate is the term used when it is naturally present in foods, while folic acid is the term used for supplements and fortified foods. This vitamin is well-known for preventing neural tube birth defects like spinal bifida. It may also help reduce your risk of some cancers, and help battle memory loss due to aging, although more research is needed. …”
7 Health Benefits Of Cantaloupes – YouTube
Health Benefits Of Cantaloupe – YouTube
Published on May 23, 2012
Cantaloupe is commonly known as muskmelon or kharbooja in India. This fruit is rich in various nutrients like folates, carotenoids, vitamin C, Potassium, phosphorus and fiber. Along with the presence of these nutrients cantaloupe gives many health benefits.
Health benefits of Cantaloupe – YouTube
How to Juice a Cantaloupe for Skin Benefits : Healthy … – YouTube
“.. is a species of musk melon, as are honey dew and casaba melons. All musk melons are part of the larger botanical family Cucurbitaceae, which includes almost all species of squashes and melons. ..
Cantaloupe has a relatively high glycemic index compared to other fruits at 65, but because it is mostly water, a standard 120 gram serving has very few carbohydrates and calories, which results in a very low glycemic load score of 4. Therefore, eating cantaloupes in their whole food form is very recommendable for both diabetics and those at risk of developing diabetes…”
*see Health: How to “fight” Diabetes? goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
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