Senin, 15 November 2021

Melon Fruit Benefits For Health


Melon Fruit Benefits For Health


The benefits of melons are indeed very many, especially for health and to avoid various dangerous diseases and for a healthy life. One of the most phenomenal benefits of melon is to prevent cancer and prevent heart attacks. Two of the most virulent diseases in the world that can be treated with the nutritional content of melons.

The benefits of melons are still widely unknown by various levels of society in Indonesia. But keep in mind that by eating this melon then we are one step towards living a completely healthy life.

Benefits of Melon Fruit Nutrient Content Per 177g For The Body

Calorie Information

Calories 60.2 (252 kJ) (3%)

From Carbs 52.4 (219 kJ)

From fat 2.8 (11.7 kJ)

From Protein 5.0 (20.9 kJ)

NOTE : KJ (Kilo Joules)

Proteins and Amino Acids

Protein 1.5 g (3%)

Tryptophan 3.5 mg

Threonine 30.1 mg

Isoleucine 37.2 mg

Leucine 51.3 mg

Lysine 53.1 mg

Methionine 21.2 mg

Cystine 3.5 mg

Phenylalanine 40.7 mg

Tyrosine 24.8 mg

Valine 58.4 mg

Arginine 51.3 mg

Histidine 26.5 mg

Alanine 168 mg

Aspartic acid 241 mg

Glutamic acid 370 mg

Glycine 46.0 mg

Proline 33.6 mg

Serine 74.3 mg


Total Carbs 15.6 g (5%)

Dietary fiber 1.6 g (6%)

Starch 0.1 g

Sugar 13.9 g

Sucrose 7699 mg

Glucose 2726 mg

Fructose 3310 mg

Maltose 70.8 mg

Galactose106 mg


Vitamin A 5987 IU (120%)

Retinol Activity Equivalent 299 mcg

Alpha Carotene 28.3 mcg

Beta carotene 3575 mcg

Beta Cryptoxanthin 1.8 mcg

Lutein + Zeaxanthin 46.0 mcg

Vitamin C 65.0 mg (108%)

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.1 mg (0%)

Tokoarium gamma 0.2 mg

Vitamin K 4.4 mcg (6%)

Thiamine 0.1 mg (5%)

Riboflavin 0. mg (2%)

Niacin 1.3 mg (6%)

Vitamin B6 0.1 mg (6%)

Folate 37.2 mcg (9%)

Food Folate 37.2 mcg

Folic acid 0.0 mcg

Folate Asset Equivalent 37.2 mcg

Pantothenic acid 0.2 mg (2%)

Choline 13.5 mg

Betaine 0.2 mg


Calcium 15.9 mg (2%)

Iron 0.4 mg (2%)

Magnesium 21.2 mg (5%)

Phosphorus 26.5 mg (3%)

Potassium 473 mg (14%)

Sodium 28.3 mg (1%)

Zinc 0.3 mg (2%)

Copper 0.1 mg (4%)

Manganese 0.1 mg (4%)

Selenium 0.7 mcg (1%)

Fluorine 1.8 mcg

Melon Fruit Benefits

Unbelievably delicious with a rich taste, melon is very low in calories (100 g of fruit has only 34 calories) and fat. Nonetheless, the fruit is rich in various minerals that promote plant-derived polyphenols compounds, vitamins and minerals that are absolute for optimal health.

This fruit is an excellent source of vitamin A, (100 g provides 3382 IU or about 112% of the recommended daily level) one of the highest among cucurbita fruits. Vitamin-A is a powerful antioxidant and is essential for healthy vision. It is also necessary to maintain the health of the mucosa and skin. Consumption of natural fruit rich in vitamin A is known to help protect against cancer of the oral cavity and oral cavity.

Melon fruit is also rich in flavonoid antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin. These antioxidants have the ability to help protect cells and other structures in the body from oxygen-free radicals and hence; offers protection against colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung and pancreatic cancers.

The total antioxidant power to oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) of honeydew melon was 315 mol TE/100 g. The melon value is 241 mol TE/100 g.

Zeaxanthin, an important dietary carotenoid, is selectively absorbed into the retinal macula lutea in the eye where it is thought to confer antioxidant and protective UV light filtering functions. It, thus, offers eye protection from age-related macular degeneration disease (ARMD) in the elderly.

Melon fruit is an ideal source of electrolytes, potassium. 100 g of fruit provides 267 mg of this electrolyte. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids and helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Thus offering protection against coronary heart disease and stroke.

The fruit also contains moderate amounts of B-complex vitamins, such as niacin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin C, and minerals such as manganese. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful oxygen free radicals. The human body uses manganese as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Commercially, muskmelon is used to extract the enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), which plays an important role as a first-line antioxidant defense in the human body.

Melon Fruit Benefits For Health

Here are the various benefits of melon for the health of the body and to avoid various diseases that exist in our bodies.

1. Prevents Heart Attack

Besides being effective at preventing some of the most dangerous diseases, the adenosine content in melons is also able to prevent and stop the clumping of blood cells that can lead to heart attacks and even strokes. The way it works is by c


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