Nutritional Benefits of Melon

Melons are rich in potassium a nutrient which may help control blood pressure, regulate heartbeat, and possibly prevent strokes blood pressure and may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones and possibly age-related bone loss. Melons are also abundant in vitamin C. Melon fruit contains a lot of water (about 95%) and is also rich in vitamins and minerals. Melon contains an anticoagulant called adenosine so it can stop the clotting of blood cells that can lead to stroke or heart diseases. Water content in the melon is very good for digestion. Mineral content is able to eliminate the acidity of the body. Melon contains collagen, the protein compounds which affect the integrity of the cell structure in all connective tissues such as skin. Melon has a very good diuretic power so that it can help cure kidney disease and severe diseases and acute eczema.