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Amazing Health Benefits of Golden Melon

By Nkem Egenuka on Thu, 06/06/2019 - 17:18

We have various kinds of melon, water melon, musk melon, honey dew melon and more.

Golden melon is slightly oval shaped with smooth Yellow flesh.  This fruit is almost tasteless but it is very refreshing.

It contains Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Calcium, Omega 3 and 6Pantothenic acid, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium and 90% water.

 

Health Benefits of Golden Melon

  • Helps Reduce blood pressure

Golden Melon contains a good amount of potassium which is able control nerves, blood vessels and muscles contraction. Therefor it helps control blood pressure.

  • Prevents Cardiovascular Diseases

The serotonin released in the body helps to convert homocysteine and amino acid into essential substances. This is due to the high amount vitamin B6.

  • Control cholesterol

Golden Melon helps lower cholesterol levels due to its fibre content. Regular intake of this fruit helps you detoxify.

  • Hydrates the body

Due to its 90% water content, golden melon is able to properly hydrate our body while adding essential vitamins and minerals.

  • Helps  regulate stress

Golden melon helps regulate the stress hormone called Cortisol.  Therefore, adding golden Melon to your diet can help to regulate the stress hormone.

  • Aids Digestive System

The presence of soluble and insoluble fibre in Golden Melon makes aids digestion. It also helps to eliminate digestive problems.

  • Good for the Colon

It helps to clean the colon,  prevents constipation and also reduces the risk of colon cancer.

  • For strong bones and Teeth

Golden melon contains calcium, which helps to strengthen the bones and teeth.

  • Prevents Anaemia

Golden melon is rich in folate which is required in the production of red blood cells in our body; regular consumption of Golden melon help in the prevention of anaemia.

  • Protects the eye

The presence of Zeaxanthin, an antioxidant in Golden Melon helps protect the macular of the eye.

 

In Conclusion Golden melon can be eaten fresh, it can be added to a mocktail or a smoothie. It can also be added to a fruit salad.

 

 

Sources

https://drhealthbenefits.com/food-bevarages/fruits/health-benefits-golden-melon

https://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel/healthy-eating-why-you-should-ditch-watermelon-for-golden-melon/cqe7wly

https://dailyfamily.ng/14034-2/

https://passnownow.com/reasons-why-golden-melon-is-good-for-your-health/

http://laurajoeblog.com/?p=99

https://drhealthbenefits.com/food-bevarages/fruits/health-benefits-golden-melon

 

Photo Credit

https://www.fyffes.ie/our-passion-for-fruit/melons

https://www.blueprint.ng/benefits-of-golden-melon/

 

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