Cantaloupe

By: Lilja Jurva

Benefits

-Prevent wrinkles

-Promote clear skin

-Cancer

-Cardiovascular disease

-Cataracts

-Colds

Nutrients

-Vitamins A, C, E, K

-B vitamins B1, B3, B6

-Potassium

-Iron

-Zinc

-Copper

-Manganese

-Selenium

-Sodium

-Calcium

-Magnesium

-Phosphorous

Recipe: cantaloupe and strawberry popsicles

-5 cups of diced cantaloupe

-5-7 sliced strawberries

Originated

-Middle east, India

-Africa

-Then spread across Europe

Interesting fact

-Actually called reticulated muskmelon

-Most commonly and only referred as cantaloupe in the US