Post by Ismail AbdulAzeez on Jan 20, 2019 11:10:14 GMT 1
Golden melon is botanically known as Cucumis melo. It is a roundish, medium in size bright yellow melon with a pale green to white inner flesh. It's firm skin is golden coloured and has succulent juicy flesh.
Golden melon can be eaten as a fresh fruit, mixed in fruit salad or can be used to make smoothie. Whichever way you choose to eat golden melon, it remains tasty and enjoyable.
Golden melon has high medicinal and nutritional benefits. Golden melon contains minerals and nutrients such as vitamin C, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc, vitamin B6, fibre, magnesium, iron, potassium, vitamin A, omega-3 & 6, Vitamin K, antioxidant (Zeaxanthin) and Fibre.
Golden melon is low in sugar and has plenty of water. Because of its low sugar content, it is one fruit that is highly recommended for diabetic patient.
Some Health Benefits of Golden Melon
1. Helps to regulate Your blood pressure
The potassium content of Golden Melon is known to help the heart and reduce blood pressure.
2. Balanced Cholesterol Level.
The high fibre content of the golden melon is essential for eliminating toxins from the body thus reducing bad cholesterol.
3. Prevents Constipation
Golden melon contains fibre which is known to ease constipation and also reduces the risk of colon cancer.
4. Helps to prevent Anaemia
Golden melon is rich in folate which is essential in the production of red blood cells in our body.
5. Helps the body to be hydrated
Golden melon has plenty of water, it is made up of 90% water, so it can be used to relieve thirst and helps the body remain hydrated.
6. Fights against cancer
Daily consumption of Golden melon because of its high fibre content is highly recommended to fight colon cancer.