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Benefits of Cantaloupe
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1. Cantaloupe
The cantaloupe is a melon that belongs to the same family as the cucumber, squash, pumpkin and gourd, and like many of its relatives, it grows on the ground on a trailing vine. It is round or oval in shape and usually has a ribless rind. Having a distinctive netted skin, it is also referred to as netted melon. Many of the cantaloupes available today are hybrids of muskmelons and true cantaloupes and have qualities that reflect both.
2. Description
The cantaloupe is also widely called the muskmelon, I suppose for the musky aroma that it gives out when ripe. The cantaloupe is shaped round and sometimes oval with skin that looks like it
3. History
Historians arent certain about the exact origins of cantaloupe. The large number of melon family members (Cucumis melo) growing wild in Africa has led some investigators to place cantaloupes origins on that continent. But African melons may themselves have had ancestors in parts of Asia, including India or China.
4. Trengthens the Immune System
Cantaloupe is rich in Vitamin C which boosts immunity by stimulating the white blood cells in the body. WBCs are considered as the body
5. Cardiovascular Health
Cantaloupes are rich in potassium which controls blood pressure, thus keeping your heart healthy. This mineral also prevents hypertension and prevents sodium from further harming the body. Cantaloupes are also rich in a compound called adenosine which is beneficial for the heart as it has blood thinning properties. This prevents blood clotting in the cardiovascular system.


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