It is no wonder that the cantaloupe with its refreshingly rich flavor and aroma and minimal number of calories is the most popular variety of melon in the United States. Although they have become increasingly available throughout the year, their season runs from June through August when they are at their best.
The rockmelon (or rock melon) is Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium, High in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Potassium. The nutritional value and health benefits of rockmelons means that they're good for: Maintaining good general health, losing weight. Don't include rockmelons if you're interested in Gaining weight.
Prevents the abnormal formation of blood clots. Prevents hardening of the arteries. Prevents risks for cancer. Lowers the risk for cataracts and helps improve vision. Helps lower cholesterol. Helps lower high blood pressure. Strengthens the immune system. Helps with insomnia. Reduces heavy flows and clots during menstruation. Prevents muscle cramps. Good and healthy pregnancy. Helps put back beta-carotene for smokers who lose a lot of Vitamin A. Relieves stress. Reduces water retention.