Spanish Yellow Melon
Within the species cucumis melo, we find the yellow melon, made of 85- 90% water, carbohydrates, calories, fibre and many vitamins. This supply of vitamins turns yellow melon in a food a hundred percent beneficial for our body.
Vitamin a is to be found in larger quantities; this vitamin is known for being one of the best antioxidants. This vitamin can be found in the yellowest melon pulp.
Vitamin c is also one of the components of the melon, among its properties is collagen creation, improving the creation of tissues and aiding in healing in cases of burns or cuts.
Among the vitamins of group b, melon containing b1, b2, b3, b6.
- B1: helps cells transform sugars into energy
- B2: fatty favours absorption, carbohydrate and protein converting food in energy.
- B3: it helps improve function of the digestive system and the nervous system.
- B6: vital for the production of antibodies needed to prevent infection.
In addition to vitamins, melons have many minerals, which some are: potassium magnesium, calcium, iron. Its diuretic power is ideal for removing toxins and is helpful for people who retain fluid. It is indicated in slimming diets.