English: Cantaloupe Melon
Common Indian Name (Hindi): Kharbooja
- The cantaloupe originated in
- It has been reported that Cantaloupe contains the most beta-carotene out of all melons. Beta- carotene is an essential nutrient for aiding excellent vision.
- Cantaloupe melon is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, folate (folic acid), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), and potassium.
- Cantaloupe is a source of polyphenol antioxidants, chemicals which are known to provide certain health benefits to the cardiovascular system and immune system. These chemicals are known to up regulate the formation of nitric oxide, a key chemical in promoting health of the endothelium and prevention of heart attacks