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Did you know that cantalouope ranks right up there with health-promoting berries when it comes to nutrient-richness? This member of the melon family receives 10 rankings in our food rating system—the same number as raspberries, 1 more than strawberries, and 6 more than blueberries! Cantaloupe scores an "excellent" for both vitamin C and vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids). It scores "very good" for potassium, and "good" for a host of B vitamins (B1, B3, B6, and folate) as well as vitamin K, magnesium, and fiber.

Cantaloupe provides a wide range of antioxidants that help prevent oxidative stress and a wide range of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients that help prevent excessive inflammation. In this context, it's not surprising to see decreased risk of metabolic syndrome (a group of health problems that includes high blood fats, high blood sugars, high blood pressure, and too much body fat ) in individuals with especially high intake of cantaloupe (along with other fruits),

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