Cantaloupes are a wonderful, nutrient-dense melon. Not only are they packed with vitamins, they deliver a radiant boost to your complexion: just ask Cindy Crawford! While Crawford likely doesn’t spend her free-time grazing on melons, she does represent her skincare line, Meaningful Beauty, which uses “a rare form of ‘cantaloupe charentais’, which is grown only in the south of France”.
That’s right, ladies; that “rare melon” from the infomercials is in your grocery store.
While this writer must concede that the particular variety of cantaloupe extract used in Meaningful Beauty is–in fairness!–a nonstandard variety of cantaloupe, but while we all can’t live in the south of France, we can all reap the benefits of this superfood. Here are four benefits to upping your cantaloupe consumption:
100% of Your Daily Recommended Vitamins A = Healthy Skin
Vitamin A also benefits the eyes and bones.
90% Water = Low Glycemic Score
Good choice for diabetics and those trying to lose weight.
100% Vitamin C = Powerful Antioxidant
Protects the skin and other cells from damage.
High Fiber = Less Bloating
High fiber fruits promote bowel regularity and reduce bloating.