Friday, July 1, 2016
Cantaloupe is a renowned ‘health’ food’ worldwide and is reputed to have many different uses apart from just being beneficial to our health.
1 serving of 1 cup of pieces contains:
Carbohydrate: 13 grams
Potassium: 474 milligrams
Vitamin C: 112%
Vitamin A: 109%
Cantaloupe has many health benefits such as its ability to:
– act as an anti-coagulant (thins the blood)
– control blood pressure
– fight and prevent cancer
Cantaloupe nutritional benefits are obvious to you know. Also is a sweet, tasty, low-calorie food that contains over 100% of our daily recommended allowance of Vitamin A is in the form of beta carotene and Vitamin C. These high amounts of beta carotene make cantaloupe an excellent cancer preventative.
Amongst the Cantaloupe nutrition benefits they have been shown to decrease the formation of blood clots and acts as a blood thinner, preventing heart disease and stroke, as it contains the compound ‘adenosine’.
Cantaloupe has an incredible amount of potassium, and practically no fat or sodium, making it an excellent addition to all diets.