Useful properties of melons give tone, improve eyesight and kidneys. In Europe, more than 500 known varieties of melons, which range in taste from sweet to very nearly sugar-free, from very strong flavor to the other with a complete lack of flavor.
Different varieties of melons can satisfy the taste of people with diverse preferences. But melons are very useful for the human body, improve eyesight and kidneys. This is due to their composition.
Melons contain on average from 4.6 to 15.8% sugar, 0.8 to 4.5% pectin substances, from 2.6 to 6.7% cellulose and hemicellulose, over 10 mg% vitamin C, over 12 mg% carotene and mineral salts.
Melons are a good source of vitamin B, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium and selenium. Cantaloupe nourishes the thymus and thyroid, but their good functioning leads to stable immune system. So eating melons improves tone and gives energy to the body. Pregnant women are advised to consume melons every day.
One hundred and fifty grams melon meet the needs of the body of folic acid for the whole day, so the fruit is suitable for women planning pregnancy, pregnant women and people with various chronic diseases. Melons cultivar “Cantaluppi” is high in vitamin A, such as the consumption of a cup of it provides more than 25% of the recommended daily amount.
Vitamin A is good for eyesight, keeps the retina of the eye, and deficiency leads to impaired vision. Cantaloupe has good diuretic properties and may help in the treatment of kidney disease.
Seasoned with lemon melons is very useful for diseases associated with uric kiselina.Papeshat has a content of alkaline substances that help to dissolve kidney stones.
For this purpose it is advisable to eat two average large pieces of fruit, it is recommended to consume between meals. The beneficial qualities of fresh fruit are due to the high content of folic acid that stimulates the formation of blood cells by the bone marrow and promotes the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
By eating 150 grams of melons, satisfy the body’s need for acid per day. So healthy product is suitable for women who are planning pregnancy, pregnant women, children and people with chronic diseases. Melons helps with headaches.
For this purpose should Eat 200 g melon, as the pieces are retained in the mouth and chewed slowly.
According to a study melon is useful against stress due to presence of the enzyme superoxide dismutase. It has a strong antioxidant activity and can alleviate the symptoms of chronic stress.