Love gorging on mangoes? Here is another fruit that should be a part of your summer diet

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jun 07, 2017
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For most of us the only good thing about this dreadful summer season is availablity of the fruit that is so rightfully referred to as “king of fruits”, mangoes but there is another fruit that deserves place in your summer diet owing to it’s amazing benefits, muskmelon. Here are some good reasons why you should include muskmelon in your diet.

 

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Improves vision

According to studies, regular consumption of foods that are loaded with vitamin A and beta carotene, can help reduce the risk of developing cataracts by almost 40 percent.

 

Effective in treating menstrual issues

Having trouble with your menstrual flow? Try muskmelon as it contains vitmain C that helps regulate your menstrual flow thus relieves your cramps.

 

Prevents cancer

As per the studies, muskmelon contains high amount of carotenoid content that can help avert cancer, especially that of the lungs.

 

Controls your blood pressure

Muskmelon has a significant mineral called potassium that plays a key role in maintaining proper electrolyte balance in your body. It also aids in enhancing blood flow in the body and keeps your blood pressure level in check. With a healthy balance of blood pressure, you can ultimately prevent the risk of a stroke and various heart diseases.

 

It acts as a anti-ageing agent

This superfruit helps you fight off free radicals in the body that are responsible for damaging the skin and lead to premature ageing as well. All you have to do is apply the juice of the muskmelon as a lotion to treat skin problems like burns and abrasions.

 

Treats insomnia

Owing to its effective laxative properties, muskmelon also work wonders when it comes to calm down any kind of anxiety, therefore it is good for your nervous system. It helps get rid you of any sleeping disorders.

 

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