Melon - Health benefits

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Virtues


The melon is a fruit for which we don't suspect all the benefits. Indeed, it is firstly rich in carotene (provitamin A) and vitamin C. These confer it antioxidant properties, it contribute to the growth and cell development, and helps collagen production and healing.

Also rich in potassium, the melon is diuretic. In addition, it has good amounts of magnesium, calcium, copper, iron, zinc, manganese ... all necessary for the proper functioning of the body.
On the other hand, the melon is low in sugar and high in water, low in calories and its fiber help intestinal transit.

Calories


100 grams of fresh melon represent an energy value of 32 kcal.

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Original article published by . Translated by Crashounette. Latest update on November 28, 2013 at 08:26 AM by Crashounette.
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