One of few fruits that is high in vitamin B complex.
Prevents degenerative disease.
Contains natural chemicals that help the body recover from nicotine withdrawal for those who are trying to quit smoking.
The potassium in cantaloupes helps the body excrete sodium.
Select a melon that is heavy, with an uniform orange tone, the blossom end will be tender and will have a sweet melon aroma. Available year round but truly in season in the summer.
Fresh, local cantaloupes have more nutrients than those that have been transported and picked before ripened. A cut melon, sealed in an airtight container in the refrigerator will retain its nutrients for 3 days.