Melon belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, same as pumpkin, watermelon and cucumber. It is amazing summer refreshment, thanks to its high amount of water, the amazing taste and smell, as well as the low sugar content.
Melon is rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, beta carotene, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper and iron. The potassium and water of the melon regulate blood pressure, stimulate kidney work, and because of its fiber content it soothes the process of digestion and relieves flatulence. Beta carotene assists in the fight against cancer. Melon is also considered to be great anti-cancer fruit, and is used against many other types of malignant diseases.
Here are some of the reasons why we should consume melon as much as possible:
– Melon juice layers are used for reducing pain. Just apply coating of ground melon or melon juice onto the sore spot and you will get rid of the pain.
– Melon is a natural remedy for detoxification of the body and is a great tool for stomach bloating treatment.
– Melon has been used for refreshing and calming.
– Melon is not fattening.
– Melon helps with inflammation in the urinary tract and bile in impaired digestion.