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Cantaloupe Fruit

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Benefits of including Cantaloupe in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Cantaloupe. Health Benefits
Heart care, Improves eye vision, Prevents diabetes, Reduces stress and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Cantaloupe. General Benefits
Boosts immune system, Cures cough, Cures fever, Digestive aid, Eye care and Helps in weight loss
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Benefits of Cantaloupe for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Hydrates skin, Skin rejuvenation and Treatment of skin diseases
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Benefits of Cantaloupe for hair. Hair Benefits
Good conditioner, Prevents hair loss and Protects hair
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Cantaloupe Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Cantaloupe fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Pains, Anaphylaxis, Breathing Difficulty, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Hives, Itching Of Mouth, Nasal Congestion, Nausea and Vomiting
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Undesirable effects of Cantaloupe on body. Side Effects
Allergic Reaction, Bloating and Indigestion
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It tells you whether Cantaloupe is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Cantaloupe is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Cantaloupe is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Cantaloupe. Best Time to Eat
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Cantaloupe is the amount for which the nutrients present in Cantaloupe are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
8.16 g
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63
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
0.90 g
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37
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
7.86 g
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38
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.84 g
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34
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.10
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15
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
169.00 mcg
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4
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.04 mg
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23
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.02 mg
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39
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.73 mg
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16
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.11 mg
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47
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.07 mg
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23
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
21.00 mcg
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
36.70 mg
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21
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.05 mg
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39
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
2.50 mcg
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25
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
26.00 mcg
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27
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
7.60 mg
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13
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.19 g
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38
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
267.00 mg
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23
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.21 mg
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43
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
16.00 mg
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7
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
9.00 mg
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35
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
12.00 mg
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23
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.18 mg
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15
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
15.00 mg
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31
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.41 mg
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.04 mg
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45
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.41 mcg
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12
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
46.00 mg
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
35.00 mg
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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They are plant sterols and stanols that regulate the absorption of cholesterol from the small intestine and lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol in humans. Phytosterol
10.00 mg
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
90.15 g
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.65 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Cantaloupe is the amount for which the calories present in Cantaloupe are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
34.00 kcal
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
34.00 kcal
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26
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
350.00 kcal
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11
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
Not Available
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Calorie count of different Cantaloupe items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Cantaloupe juice. Calories in Juice
64.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Cantaloupe jam. Calories in Jam
365.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Cantaloupe Pie. Calories in Pie
316.00 kcal
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Features of Cantaloupe that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Cantaloupe belongs! Type
Melon
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Time of the year when Cantaloupe is available. Season
Summer
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Different types of Cantaloupe. Varieties
Hales Best Jumbo, Sweet 'N Early Hybrid, Hearts of Gold, Ambrosia, Athena, Honey Bun Hybrid, Fastbreak and Superstar
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Cantaloupe is found. Color
Orange
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Creamy Orange
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External appearance of Cantaloupe. Shape
Round
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How Cantaloupe feels in your mouth! Texture
Juicy
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Taste of Cantaloupe. Taste
Juicy, Musky and Sweet
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Cantaloupe. Origin
Africa and India
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Vines
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Cantaloupe Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Cantaloupe. Soil Type
Sandy
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
5-6.5
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Cantaloupe. Climatic Conditions
Dry and Hot
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Interesting facts about Cantaloupe. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Cantaloupe. Facts about Cantaloupe
  • Cantaloupe is known as rock-melon in some parts of the world.
  • Christopher columbus first introduced cantaloupes to north america in 1494.
  • The name 'Cantaloupe' as it is cultivated in papal gardens of cantaloupes, Italy.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Cantaloupe or not. Cantaloupe In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Cantaloupe. Wine
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Use of Cantaloupe in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Cantaloupe or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Cantaloupe or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Cantaloupe. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Cantaloupe. Top Producer
China
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Other countries that are known producers of Cantaloupe. Other Countries
Iran, Romania, Turkey and United States Of America
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Country which imports Cantaloupe on a large scale. Top Importer
United States Of America
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Country which exports Cantaloupe on largest scale Top Exporter
Spain
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Cantaloupe. Botanical Name
Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis
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The alternate name of Cantaloupe. Synonym
Cucumis melo var. reticulatus
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Dillenhidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Cucurbitales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Cucurbitaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Cucumis
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
C. melo
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Generic group of Cantaloupe. Generic Group
Gourd
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What are the General Benefits of Cantaloupe?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Cantaloupe Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Cantaloupe? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: heart care, improves eye vision, prevents diabetes, reduces stress and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: good conditioner, prevents hair loss and protects hair. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are allergic reaction, bloating and indigestion. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Cantaloupe fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Cantaloupe

It is important to know the nutrition details of Cantaloupe to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Cantaloupe fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: Not Available and calories in frozen fruit are 34.00 kcal. Thus, we can say that Cantaloupe belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Cantaloupe jam is 365.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Cantaloupe are 8.16 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 0.90 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Cantaloupe in 36.70 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 267.00 mg and 9.00 mg.

Cantaloupe Taxonomy

Cantaloupe taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Cantaloupe fruit (Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Cantaloupe as it is a combination of genus (Cucumis) and species (C. melo). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Dillenhidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Cantaloupe is Cucurbitaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Cantaloupe

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Cantaloupe that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Cantaloupe Facts are:

  • Cantaloupe is known as rock-melon in some parts of the world.
  • Christopher columbus first introduced cantaloupes to north america in 1494.
  • The name 'Cantaloupe' as it is cultivated in papal gardens of cantaloupes, Italy.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Hales Best Jumbo, Sweet 'N Early Hybrid, Hearts of Gold, Ambrosia, Athena, Honey Bun Hybrid, Fastbreak and Superstar. It is not available in seedless variety.