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Updated 26 February 2013

Melons

Melons are good sources of beat-carotene and vitamin C. They may have an anti-clotting action on the blood.

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Melons are good sources of beat-carotene and vitamin C. They may have an anti-clotting action on the blood. Melons are also thought to lower cancer and heart disease risk.

Melons with a lighter yellow or green colour as well as watermelons contain less vitamin C and beta-carotene than orange melons do.

Melons are reasonably low in calories and can be eaten freely. They also have a very high water content.


Calories 35
Per 100g
 
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