Muskmelon

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Muskmelon

Muskmelon acquires its name from the musky fragrance it makes when ripe. It is round fruit with a slim reticulated (net-like) cream colored skin. Its tissue is a light orange, with a hollow cavity in its center, packed with small seeds. It is an outstanding source of Vitamin A and includes moderate levels of B-complex vitamins, such as vitamin C, B3 & B6, and minerals like potassium & manganese. It is low in calories.

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The fruit contains Vitamin A, B, C and minerals like Magnesium, Sodium and Potassium. It has no Cholesterol. Muskmelon is a good source of Vitamin C, which is an Antioxidant. This helps to prevent heart diseases and Cancer. The fruit provides fair amount of Folic acid, which is especially important for pregnant women.It has high nutritional values and is good for skin. The muskmelon is an excellent fruit for lose weight. It acts as a coolant and combats the heat in the body and prevents heat-related disorders during summer.

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